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September 22, 2017

Harvey James II Milne

Nickname: Harv

Birth: September 10, 1925

Deceased: September 5, 2008

Home Town: Kingston, Ontario

Inducted as: Athlete

Inducted for: Baseball

Inducted in: 2004

Biography:

Harvey participated in several sports, including baseball, football, hockey, golf, and track and field. He was a backfielder on a championship football team at Kingston Collegiate, but his greatest achievements were on the baseball diamond.

He played with several top local clubs, 1944-53, and played on championship teams in 1946 and 1950. He had a .437 average in 1947 and he hit .583 in 1950, and he was a Kingston Baseball Association all-star in 1948.

In 1946 while with the Giants in front of a crowd of 800 spectators, Harv hit a single, double and triple, and scored a run in the ninth inning that broke a 1-1 tie and gave his team the championship.

Harv also coached minor hockey, he served on the steering committee for the Kingston Baseball Centennial celebration, and he was a director of the OPP Minor Football League.