Player - Norman McLeod

Born: Vancouver, British Columbia, September 1938.Norman McLeod

Played four times for Canada. Clubs: Vancouver Halecos. Started playing soccer at ten years of age., and played senior coast league soccer at 14. In juvenile soccer he won the Sun Soccer Tournament three years in a row and was voted Sun Soccer Boy in 1955. He started playing senior soccer in that same year, and was a member of the Vancouver halecos team that won the Canadian championship in 1956. In 1957 he was selected to Canada's first ever World Cup team and scored Canada's first ever goal in World Cup competition against the United States in Toronto. A winger he was known in the Pacific Coast League as the "little man with the big shot". He first played for the B.C. All-Stars in 1957 and scored one of the goals when the team beat Tottenham Hotspur. He eventually played 14 times for the B.C. All-Star team against teams like Hearts, Admira Vienna, West Bromwich Albion, Municipal Lima, Zenit Leningrad, Birmingham City, Toronto City, Sheffield United, Red Star Belgrade, Notts Forest and Hibarnian. In 1960 at the age of 18 he toured the Soviet Union with the national team. Played for the Vancouver Canadians in the Pacific Coast League late in his career. Normie also played senior softball and won the World Softball Championship with Victoria Bates in New Zealand in 1987. Inducted into the Softball Hall of Fame.