Inducted October 31, 1986

Alf Connors - Athlete

Alf Connors had an outstanding career in basketball, football, baseball, softball and bowling as an athlete and continued as an official, coach and manager in these and other sports when his playing days were over.

As a basketball player, he was captain of the Wanderers that won six St. John’s championships between 1933 and 1939, including five in a row.

In soccer he performed with B.I.S. teams that won St. John’s championships in 1933, 1937, 1938, and 1939 and took the Tie Cup in 1935.

His baseball career was also as a member of Wanderers and B.I.S. teams from 1930 to 1939 and he played with the Cubs squad that won the St. John’s softball championship in 1937 and 1938. It was during the 1930’s that he participated in the Commercial and Inter-Club Bowling Leagues.

He officiated in soccer, basketball and baseball, managed hockey and rowing crews, coached track and field, baseball, basketball, and softball teams, served as a member of the St. John’s Regatta Committee, the Newfoundland Hiking Club, was athletic director for the Patricians Association and president of the St. John’s Junior Basketball League.