Jackie Robinson, Roberto Clemente, Sparky Anderson and Tommy Lasorda are all in the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown. But did you know that they spent portions of their professional careers toiling north of the 49th parallel? These are just a few of the diamond legends that can be linked to Canada. This blog is dedicated to telling the stories of Cooperstowners in Canada, as well as tales about former Toronto Blue Jays, Montreal Expos and Canadians that, though not Cooperstowners, overcame astronomical odds to toil in the big leagues.
The posts will be written by Kevin Glew, an award-winning sportswriter based in London, Ontario. A regular contributor the Canadian Baseball Network and a former contributor to CBC and Sympatico Sports, Kevin has also penned articles that have been featured in dozens of publications, including Baseball Digest, Baseball America, MLB.com and Sports Market Report. He has also researched and written numerous features on Canadian-born major leaguers and has been involved with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum for over 20 years. From 2007 to 2011, he also served as an executive with the London chapter of the Professional Writers Association of Canada (PWAC), including a successful, 20-month stint as the London chapter’s president.
Kevin is available for paid writing opportunities.
Contact him at firstname.lastname@example.org
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