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  • Categories: Baseball,  Boxing,  Builder,  In Memory
  • City or Town: Edmonton
  • Year Inducted: 1978
  • Gender: Male
  • First name: Ronald
  • Last Name: Hayter
  • Death: April 21 2018
  • In Memory Category: Baseball, Boxing Builder

Biography

Ronald Hayter has been actively involved in baseball since the 1950's. When he was elected President of the Alberta Amateur Baseball Association, he restructured the association and saw the team registration rise from 184 to 600 teams. Ronald Hayter received the prestigious Vanier Award as an Outstanding Young Canadian in 1974. He served as a member of the Edmonton Boxing and Wrestling Commission and as the President of the Canadian Professional Boxing Federation during his career.

Since Induction:

  • 1974 – Ronald was a founding Director of the Commonwealth Games in Edmonton.
  • 1979 – founded the Edmonton International Baseball Foundation (EIBF)
  • 1988 – Technical member for baseball at the Seoul Olympic Games and the 1992 Olympic Games in Barcelona, Spain.
  • 1989 – Canadian Boxing Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1990 – IBAF President's Award (International Baseball Federation)
  • 1994 – Nicaragua Sports Hall of Fame inductee
  • 1996 – Edmonton Sports Hall of Fame inductee
  • 2004 – Queen's Jubilee Medal for community service
  • 2004 – Sports Wall of Fame- Hudson Bay Composite High School
  • 2005 – Hall of Fame, Hudson Bay, SK
  • 2005 – Alberta Centennial Salute for Sports and Recreation Award – 100 Albertans.
  • 2005 – World Masters Games baseball gold medal (played with the Aussie Aces Grey team).
  • 2006 – Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee
  • 2008 – Special Service Award - Trans Canada Yellowhead Highway Association