Toledo Mercurys 1947
International Hockey League / IHL
Front Row L to R - Barney O'Connell, Jack Kernahan, Don Thurston, Max Labovitch, Dan Mandrick, Bob Peters.
Back Row - Frank Fischer (trainer & spare goalie), Bob Cleveland (released from team), Andre "Andy" Belisle, John McGrath, Orville Smith, Charles Landrith, Andy Mulligan (coach & manager), Stan Fogg.
Absent from photo - Fred Nelson, Bob Stoddart.
The Toledo Mercurys captured the International Hockey League Championship and the Turner Cup Trophy in the 1947 - 1948 campaign.
The first year Toledo club defeated Windsor Hettehe-Spitfires four games to one in the league final to win the championship.
The Mercurys went on to win the United States Amateur Hockey Crown with a two game victory over Eveleth Rangers and a three games to two series triumph over the New York Rovers.