August 26 in Indianapolis hockey history

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Bryon Baltimore: Racers defenseman from 1975 through the team’s folding in 1978. He played 117 games for the Racers, with three goals and 23 assists. He also had an assist, playing all 16 playoff games in Racers history. He went to the Cincinnati Stingers in 1977-78, but came back to the Racers and played 22 games. He joined the Stingers again in 1978-79. Baltimore played 331 WHA games from 1974-79 for Chicago, Denver/Ottawa, as well as the Racers and Stingers. He played two NHL games for the Edmonton Oilers in 1979-80. He played 333 total major pro games, with 18 goals and 72 assists, as well as 394 penalty minutes. He retired in 1981. He has served as a coach, front office member and player agent in retirement and is currently an attorney based in Edmonton.  A native of Whitehorse, Yukon, he is 62.