An Interview with John Ducey

An Interview with John Ducey

Update: 2020-10-07
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Welcome to our first digitized recording! 

Today, we join John McIssac and John Ducey, Edmonton's "Mr. Baseball," as they discuss the arrival of Ducey's family to Edmonton. Although this interview was cut short, Ducey retells his early experiences in baseball and how it would influence his later career. 

Cover Image: EA-600-3785
https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/john-ducey-changes-name-of-the-citys-baseball-club-from-eskimos-to-oilers

Image of Renfrew Park's sod being laid: EA-600-451
https://cityarchives.edmonton.ca/sodding-renfrew-baseball-park-l-r-babe-brinkworth-john-ducey-john-beatty-bill-brinkworth-and-gordon-brinkworth

These interviews were recorded in the 1960s, 70s, 80s. Both social attitudes and language standards have changed since that time.  Some opinions expressed and language used may be offensive to listeners today.

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An Interview with John Ducey

An Interview with John Ducey

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