First Name: Bert "Basket"
Last Name: Messervey
Sport: Baseball
Inductee Type: Athlete
Year Inducted: Original
Home Town: Halifax
County: Halifax County

Bert “Basket” Messervey was born in Halifax, Nova Scotia. A hard-working baseball player, Bert played the outfield position for the Halifax Willows. Messervey was a small player who was known for making “shoestring” catches, lending his talents to what was already an excellent team.

Bert is an original Sport Hall of Fame inductee.


• Outfielder for the Halifax Willows
• Known for making “shoestring” catches