Spencer Evans was the publicity chief for Maple Leaf Gardens during the 1940s and 1950s and in 1963, became the director of public relations for the Toronto Maple Leafs Baseball Club.
Sam Shopsowitz was the son of Harry and Jennie Shopsowitz who started the family business, Shopsy's Delicatessen, in 1921. Sam eventually took over the business in 1947 with his brother Izzy. The Shopsy's Pee Wee hockey team was the Toronto Marlboros pee-wee team and was sponsored by Shopsy's Delicatessan. They were part of the larger Toronto Marlboros minor hockey organization, which was directly sponsored by the Toronto Maple Leafs in order to train new players starting at the age of nine. The team played in the Toronto Hockey League.
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This item is a photograph of Sam Shopsowitz and Spiff Evans standing speaking at a podium to the Shopsy's Pee-Wee hockey reunion.