Terra Linda

Loyd Bonfante sponsored Mr. B's team out of his own pocket from 1975-1988. The team played on the Terra Linda High School diamond and Albert Field in San Rafael while competing in the Sacramento Rural League. Other teams in the league included Novato Knickerbockers (Knicks), Fairfield Indians, Lodi Winemasters and Benicia, among other towns.


Mr. B's
Area: Marin (Terra Linda)
Year: 1975

Description: Picture was taken at tournament played in Fairfield where Ralph Gentile was named MVP (he also hit for the cycle). Norm Thompson manager of the Fairfield Indians, is presenting trophy.

Back row (left to right/standing): Ralph Gentile, Jeff Cramer, Loyd Bonfante Jr., Loyd Bonfante Sr., Gary La Torre, Jim Lowe, Kevin Kirby, Wayne Bonfante

Front row (left to right/kneeling): Dewey Forry, Bruce Backey, Kevin Keating, Rick Owens, Norm Thompson (blue jeans), Rocky Shone, Nate Shone