Leah, VinceDate of Death: 1993-08-09
Date of Birth: 1913-11-29
Born in Winnipeg, "Uncle Vince" Leah was a sportswriter with both The Winnipeg Tribune and Winnipeg Free Press for over 60 years. For more than three decades his dedication made it possible for youngsters to play hockey. Vince Leah founded the Excelsiors Hockey Club; 40 of those players went on to pro hockey. He was also a driving force behind youth soccer. Vince Leah authored books on football and hockey including A History of Hockey in Manitoba.