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But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Fergie Jenkins, Brett Lawrie, B.J. Ryan

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -The National Baseball Hall of Fame unveiled its 2021 Baseball Writers’ Association of America (BBWAA) ballot on Monday. Justin Morneau (New Westminster, B.C.) is one of 13 new players on the ballot. Morneau, who was elected to the CanadianContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Fergie Jenkins, Brett Lawrie, B.J. Ryan”

Family of Marty Healy donates his collection to Canadian ball hall

Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – On what would’ve been Marty Healy’s 44th birthday, his family made the trek to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum in St. Marys, Ont., to donate his vast collection of jerseys worn by Canadian major leaguers. Marty, who co-authored (along with RichardContinue reading “Family of Marty Healy donates his collection to Canadian ball hall”

Former Expos manager Bill Virdon passes away at age 90

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Former Montreal Expos manager Bill Virdon passed away on Tuesday at the age of 90. The Pittsburgh Pirates, whom Virdon maintained ties with, announced his death on social media early Tuesday afternoon. Virdon was the dugout boss of the Montreal Expos in 1983 and for most of the 1984Continue reading “Former Expos manager Bill Virdon passes away at age 90”

Omar Malave, former Blue Jays coach and longtime minor league manager, passes away at 58

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Omar Malave, who spent more than three decades in the Toronto Blue Jays’ organization as a player, coach and manager, passed away yesterday in Dunedin, Fla., at the age of 58. In a brave and heartbreaking post on Twitter, his daughter shared that her father ended his own life.Continue reading “Omar Malave, former Blue Jays coach and longtime minor league manager, passes away at 58”

But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Stubby Clapp, Jacob Robson, Ken Griffey Jr.

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -It was 15 years ago today that Minnesota Twins first baseman Justin Morneau (New Westminster, B.C.) became the first – and still only – Canadian to win the American League Most Valuable Player award. In his 2006 season, MorneauContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Stubby Clapp, Jacob Robson, Ken Griffey Jr.”

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