Earl MacKenzie Award

 2006 Inductee

Ronald "Butch" Lennan
Born:  Petrolia, Ontario

Butch Lennan sporting career dates back to the 1940ís when he played for several different championship hockey and baseball teams.  As a teenager Butch was a third baseman for the Petrolia Hardoilers, winning the Western Counties Juvenile B championships 1946, 1947 and 1948.  The team also won the OBA championship in 1948.  In 1950 he was a member of the OBA Championship team with the Corunna Giants.  In hockey he was a star player and goal scorer for the 1950-51 Sarnia Junior Sailors Junior B Champions.  Butch is an avid golfer and possesses a keen interest in the junior golf program and has assisted several of the younger golfers.  Today he continues to golf, bowl and walks several miles each day along the St. Clair Parkway where he lives with Shirley, his wife of 51 years.

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