Hershey Bears Alumni: Ralph Willis

Hershey Bears of the past. A Blog devoted to the past players of the American Hockey Leagues Hershey Bears. Once a week a former Bear will be profiled. Learn about the individuals who made the Bears the greatest team in minor league hockey history.

Tuesday, November 14, 2006

Ralph Willis

Ralph Willis spent two seasons patrolling the blueline at the old HersheyPark Arena. "They were great times, it was a great town to play hockey in. Coming out of junior everybody wanted to play in Hershey, " accordiing to Willis.
The professional career for Willis was short. After the two seasons in Hershey, Willis was off to Windsor and Quebec to play senior amateur hockey. When hockey was over Willis went into the family business as a butcher. In his spare time Willis also raised a few standard bred horses.
The 73 year old now makes his home in the Ontario wine region of Niagara-on-the-Lake.


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