Fastball & Hockey
As a young boy growing up in South Stormont, Herbie played hockey, football and fastball. Herbie's football career was short but exciting. In 1979 his team won the Cornwall Optimist League, the Eastern Ontario Regionals and advanced to the Provincial Championships.
His hockey career began in the mid '70s with South Stormont Minor Hockey. In 1977, the South Stormont Atoms won the Charlan Invitational Tournament. As a Bantam, his team were the B Division Champs at the Cornwall Bantam Invitational Tournament. Herbie went on to play Midget hockey in Cornwall, and Junior for the Hawkesbury Hawks and the Charlan Rebels. In 1985, he was selected as the Top Defenseman at the Annual Central Junior Hockey League banquet. In 1987, he was chosen as an All Star for the Alex English Division of the Eastern Ontario Hockey League.
In 1981 and 1982 he played for the Cornwall Minor Fastball Association Bantam traveling team. This team won three A championships and one B championship in various tournaments. He was awarded the MVP of the final game in the Orleans Canada Day Tournament. In 1983, Herbie joined Cornwall's best fastball league and nearly 3 decades later continues to be an impact player. In 1995, Herbie and his team finished as finalists in Ausbale Forks, NY. He was the top hitter in the tournament as well as a member of the tournament All Star team. On May 18th, 2006 Herbie received an award for fastball at the Annual Lions Club Award Ceremonies in Cornwall.
Herbie Seguin accepting from David Hill.