Jeanette Leinweber was a gifted natural athlete that excelled as a pitcher for several Calgary and Edmonton ladies’ teams. This former orthodox pitcher has won a number of gold and silver medals in Provincial, Western and Canadian Championships, and pitched a no-hitter at the 1969 Canada Summer Games, earning a 2 nd place finish in that tournament. Leinweber has also been named All-Star Pitcher, Top Pitcher and MVP in many Western and Canadian Championships, and had a career highlight playing for the Saskatoon Imperials in the World Championships in Osaka, Japan in 1970, helping the team to a 6 th place finish and becoming the only Calgary pitcher to pitch in the World Championship. She continued her very successful career as a Master with the Edmonton Encores and Calgary Classiques, and made the switch to coaching in 1989, heading several teams in the Calgary Double Diamond League.
Inducted as an Athlete in 1997.