Eastern Ontario Fastball Blog

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Friday, November 27, 2020

Leapin' Lou Nistico, dead at 67

 Lou Nistico has died at 67.

"Leapin' Lou" was born in Thunder Bay, but has lived in eastern Ontario for many years, most recently in the Vankleek Hill area. He was a professional hockey player in the World Hockey Association in the 70s and played three games in the NHL. Lou was a mainstay coaching and managing in the local Junior A hockey league for many seasons.

Lou was also a senior men's fastball player, including with Ottawa Turpin Pontiacs back in the hey dey of men's fastball when many pro hockey players also participated in the fastball circuit. 

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