Trafalgar Township Historical Society Digital Collections
Oakville Ladies Softball Team 1936
Description
Media Type
Image
Text
Item Type
Photographs
Description
Members of the Ladies Softball Team, Lakeshore Road League in Oakville, gather for a team photo. They won the Championship in 1936.

Jean Waller, who permitted the reproduction of this photograph by the Trafalgar Township Historical Society in 2008, was born at Seabird House on Kerr Street. Her family home at 371 Pine Ave is now a designated heritage house. Jean's mother died when Jean was very young; Jean helped raised her brothers Harry, Doug, France, Bill, Hubert and her sister, Mame.

Jean met her husband, Edward - called "Chirp" - while playing baseball at Wallace Park. They married in 1938.

Jean played shortstop from 1936-1941. According to the February 2016 Oakville Beaver article about Jean, her softball team and her death, that most fitting tribute, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was played at her funeral.
Date of Original
1936
Subject(s)
Personal Name(s)
Jean Waller, b.1917, m.Edward Waller in 1938, d.May 12, 2015.
Local identifier
TTOIMJW0002
Collection
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
Language of Item
English
Geographic Coverage
  • Ontario, Canada
    Latitude: 43.4514808221388 Longitude: -79.6701526850891
Copyright Statement
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Recommended Citation
Oakville Ladies Softball Team 1936
Contact
Trafalgar Township Historical Society
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Trafalgar Township Historical Society Sponsor: Jeff Knoll, Local & Regional Councillor for Oakville Ward 5 – Town of Oakville/Regional Municipality of Halton
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Oakville Ladies Softball Team 1936


Members of the Ladies Softball Team, Lakeshore Road League in Oakville, gather for a team photo. They won the Championship in 1936.

Jean Waller, who permitted the reproduction of this photograph by the Trafalgar Township Historical Society in 2008, was born at Seabird House on Kerr Street. Her family home at 371 Pine Ave is now a designated heritage house. Jean's mother died when Jean was very young; Jean helped raised her brothers Harry, Doug, France, Bill, Hubert and her sister, Mame.

Jean met her husband, Edward - called "Chirp" - while playing baseball at Wallace Park. They married in 1938.

Jean played shortstop from 1936-1941. According to the February 2016 Oakville Beaver article about Jean, her softball team and her death, that most fitting tribute, "Take Me Out to the Ball Game" was played at her funeral.