Bruce Prentice, OSHOF founder

Bruce Prentice, founderThe Prentice family announce the passing of Bruce Prentice on December 9, 2020. He died peacefully with his wife of 66 years Audrey by his side in St. Catharines, Ontario after battling cancer for the past few months. He was an amazing man and a huge presence in the sports community in Canada. Among his many accomplishments, Bruce was the founder of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, The Ontario Sports Hall of Fame and he was a scout with the Toronto Blue Jays organisation. Bruce is survived by his wife Audrey Prentice, children Bradley, Laura, Graham (and wife Andrea) and David (and wife Shannon), 11 grandchildren, 3 great-grandchildren, brother Alex and sister Jean. In memory of Bruce, donations can be directed to the Stabler Centre Hospice in St. Catharines.

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  • Bianca Andreescu
  • RBC Canadian Open
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2021 Induction Ceremony and Awards Gala

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The 2021 awards gala will be held on Wednesday, October 13, 2021 at a new location, the John Bassett Theatre in the Metro Toronto Convention Centre in downtown Toronto.

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2021 Hall of fame inductees

2021 award winners

Syl Apps Award for Ontario Athlete of the Year 2019
As chosen by you: Bianca Andreescu
Sandy Hawley Community Service Award
RBC Canadian Open
Brian Williams Media Award
Gordon Craig
Prentice Family Legacy Award
Jack Dominico


Due to continuing COVID-19 challenges, our Induction celebration has been rescheduled to October 13, 2021.

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