1937-38 Plainville High School Basketball team.
Left to right, Manager Simpson, John Toffolon, Lewis Tucker, Captain Blackstone, Lawrence Casey, Edward Conlin

Earle Jackson shares a moment with coach Pat Riera, 1998

1938 Plainville Baseball Team.
1938 Farmington Valley League Champions.
Pictured above is the Plainville High baseball club, winner of 11 games in 12 starts. Seated, first row, left to right: Baseball Coach Ivan Wood, Forcella, Stewart, Tucker, Conlin, Toffolon, and Coach Charles Hardy. Back row, standing, left to right: Manager Silverio, Doughty, Galagan, Otero, Orvis, Serino, Batting Champion Ardrey, and Manager Hogan. Seated on the ground with the championship cup in his hands is Mascot Billy Peace.

Inaugural class Plainville Sports Hall of Fame, 1998
Left to right – Roger St. Pierre, Leroy Corlette, Walt Majsak, Ed Coleman, Earle Jackson, Ivan Wood, John Gacek, Ralph Corlette, Harold Johnson
Honored posthumously Ed Conlin, Mike Zinkiewicz, John Toffolon & Lew Tucker 

Major League Baseball Hall of Fame Inductee Denis Eckersley with PHS Baseball players Byron Treado, Keith Mirante, T.J. Susco, 1998.

Art Nelson receives the 1998 Distinguished Service Award from Byron Treado, Chairman of the Plainville Sports Hall of Fame.

1998 Hall of Fame Inductee Earle Jackson accepting his award

1998 Hall of Fame Inductee
Ed Coleman


Ivan Wood accepts his 1998 Induction Award from Byron Treado

1998 Hall of Fame Inductee Ivan Wood addresses the crowd

1998 Hall of Fame Inductee
John Gacek 

John Tofflon Jr. accepts his father’s 1998 Induction Award from
 Byron Treado 

Lew Tucker admires the autographed baseball from a “no hit” game pitched by his father in 1939.  The ball presented by Ivan Wood at the induction of Lew Tucker 1998.


Red Dalena & Fran Cunningham enjoy a moment at the 1998 event