Involved with sports for 50 years, he organized his first baseball team at the age of 16. At 19, Joe Greaves was manager of the Packers Football Club, coaching junior baseball and in 1946 he was head of the P.A. Legion Boxing Club. He introduced Little League Baseball to the Lakehead in 1952, coached Little League for 16 years and was a Port Arthur Curling Club executive for 14 years.
Inducted into the Northwestern Ontario Sports Hall of Fame, September 29, 1984