DEAN McLAUGHLIN, Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Inducted 1974

Player: Dean McLaughlin, from Ontario, is considered one of the all-time great Canadian pitchers.  He won 13 Canadian Championships and 10 Ontario Championships.  He won his first Ontario title at the age of 17 in 1937.  He then won his first Canadian title in the same year.  He won his final title in 1974.  In 1960 he won the first of two North American Championships ever held.  The second was held in 1967, he tied with Carl Steinfeldt with 13 wins and two losses and averaged 84.5% but lost in a playoff.  His best finish at a NHPA World Tournament was in 1956, where he placed 7th place with a 79% average.