John Donaldson

Biography

Builder : Youth Baseball
Year Inducted: 1986
Date of Birth: October 7th, 1907
Born in: Paisley, Scotland

John Donaldson (deceased) was a volunteer whose efforts had a great impact on the lives of youngsters growing up in the Glebe during the 1950’s and 1960’s. He played a major role in bringing Little League Baseball to Ottawa.

His Glebe team reached provincial finals in 1957. He was involved in the Cradle Hockey League. He helped with the ‘Little Four’ and ‘Pee Wee’ youth football programs.