Lutt Bergeron

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Luttrelle Bergeron Jr.

Born:
Died: April 3, 2014 (Cornwall, Ontario)

Member: Cornwall (Ont.) Sports Hall of Fame (1982)

 

For 20 seasons, Lutt Bergeron patrolled centrefield for softball teams in Cornwall, Ont. He was a three-time city league batting champion (.385 in 1963, .410 in 1965 and .450 in 1971). In a playing career ranging from 1952-1971, his teams won 10 city championships.

Bergeron was also a prominent player on tournament teams in his playing days.

After retiring as a player, he was active as a coach and administrator in hockey, baseball and softball. He spent eight years as a director of the Cornwall (Ont.) Sports Hall of Fame into which he was inducted as an athlete in 1982.

In 1983, Bergeron received the Jacques Richard Memorial Trophy as Cornwall’s sportsman of the year.

Bergeron leaves his wife Norma (née Brunette), two sons, three grandchildren, three brothers and six sisters. He was 80.

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