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A picture of the St. Casimir's Baseball Team.

John Flaherty, a native of Maynard, was in his second year as an American League Baseball Umpire, and while umpiring behind the plate in a game at Washington D.C. between the Senators and the Yankees, had one of his decisions at home plate disputed…

This was the first uniformed team in the history of the High School.

Front Row: Ralph Lawton,cf; Oscar Sawyer,c; James V. Sweeney,p.
Center Row: Carl Persons,3b; Scott Kingsbury Perry,lf; Frank May,ss & captain; Harold Dufor,1b; Louis…

Frank “Jinx” Murray, standing at extreme right, was member of this team. He then went on to Tufts College where he captained the team in his Senior Year. An outstanding baseball and basketball player, he went on to become one of the most famous…


State Champions

Front: Waino Maki, Jack Manning, Anthony Columbo
Back: Wm. Wehkoja, Aimo Kangas, Armas Frigard, Waino Saarinen, Waino Ojalehto, Charles Hekkala

Front: Bob Duggan, John Flaherty, John "Speedy" O'Leary, Joe Piecewicz, Roland Chidley

Center: Jim Creighton, ___?, Hank Brayden, Jim Malcolm, ___ Murphy, Phil Taylor

Back: ___Colombo, Stan Wolykiewicz, George Lehto, Herbert Sullivan, ___?, Joe…

l to r
Front: ___?, Frank Vodokly, George Lowney

Center: ___?, Roy Marsden, John Manning, Harold Kelly

Back: Henry Piecewicz, Maurice Stuckert, Coach Bates, ___?, Harold Herbert

l to r
Front: Raymond "Spike" Jamieson, Frank O'Brien (captain), Jim "Butch" Eaton, Johnnie "Nat" Kane

Center: Grant Denniston '19, Percy Dunlop, Reg(?) B. Jones, Hartland Powers '19

Back: Avri Paakkonen, Mr. Bates (Principal and Coach), Tom…

l to r
Front: Walter Jones, George Grondahl

Center: Arne Ingrid, Fraser Forgie, Ray Marsden, Frank Vodokly, George Lowney

Back: ___?, Horace Bates (Principal), __Driscoll, __Schofield, Paul Sims, __Case

l to r
Back: Coach Ed Coughlin, J. Mitzcavitch, W. Ojelhto, Fraser Forgie, George Lowney, J. Marcus, A.R.C. Cole (Principal)

Center: George Grondahl, M. Stuckert, A. Frigard, P. Sims, Waino Saarinen,

Front: Albert Lerer, manager;…

This team was coached by Don Lent winning the Middlesex League championship that year.

This newspaper clipping of John Flaherty, Umpire, appeared in the Worcester Evening Gazette on August 6, 1970. John, a native of Maynard received his start on the local athletic fields. Now making his home in Falmouth.


A photo of the Maynard High School baseball team in 1926.

The students are from left to right:

Front: Harold Glickman (Manager), Don Lent (Coach)

Center: Tauno Torppa, Gerry Tierney, Gerry Nee, Hillary "Spec" Kane, Maurice White.


Three sepia photos of the MHS Baseball Team.


Game between Milford and Maynard High Schools. Another of the many unusual plays by Don Lent.


A photo of the Maynard High School Baseball Team.

l to r
Front: Vincent King, Jack Manning, Merton Merrick, Louis Blatt, Harlen Powers, Harold Kelley, Arthur Kaatari
Back: Jake Laurila, Walter Courtney, Principal Bates, Tom Marsden, Roy Marsden, Lauri Pakinnen

A sepia photo of the St. Bridget's Holy Name Junior Baseball Team, dated 1921.
l to r
Front: Bill Kitowicz, Norm Sims, Father Sweeney, Joe Wardzala, Joe Boulden, Jim Howes
Center: Harry Tobin, Jack Connors, Mike Vodoklys, Frank Kamish, Francis…

A sepia photo of the St. Bridget's Baseball Team, dated 1907. Members are:
l to r
Front: Jack Collins, Harry Clark, Charles Smith
Center: Henry Kelly, Frank Murray, Mark Kelly
Back: ___?, Daniel Colbert, Mgr.; ___?, Jack Punch

Far left 1st row, Hank Brayden
Far right back row, Reggie Sawyer