New Westminster Salmonbellies

NEW WESTMINSTER SALMONBELLIES is a legendary team in Canadian LACROSSE history. It began in 1890 with creation of the BC Amateur Lacrosse Assoc, playing opponents from VICTORIA and VANCOUVER. The name was first applied as an insult, then adopted with pride as a reflection of the city's FISHING industry. New Westminster first won the Minto Cup as the top professional team in Canada in 1908, led by Alex "Dad" Turnbull, then won it every year but 2 until 1934. In 1928 a Salmonbellies team...

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