Kevin Glew reviews John Gibbons new memoir, Gibby: Tales of a Baseball Lifer, which is co-written by veteran Canadian author Greg Oliver.
Kevin Glew reviews Danny Gallagher's excellent new Montreal Expos book called Around the Horn: Cash, Boots, Duq, Gully & The Expos.
Rob Thomson (Corunna, Ont.) delivering his Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction speech in 2019. Photo: Scott Crawford, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame October 23, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -On Friday, the Toronto Blue Jays announced that they have signed manager John Schneider to a... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada You could say that Danny Gallagher has hit a grand slam with his latest Montreal Expos book, "Bases Loaded." The veteran author, who has penned seven previous Expos books, has hit another one out of the park doing what he does best - tenaciously tracking down some less-talked-about or... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada "Never Forgotten" is a fitting title for Danny Gallagher's new Montreal Expos book. In this, his seventh offering to shine the spotlight on the Expos, the veteran author has put together another fascinating collection of stories about less-talked-about Expos players, coaches, executives and scouts. And for a longtime Expos... Continue Reading →
Book Review Doc: The Life of Roy Halladay By Todd Zolecki Triumph Books LLC, 2020 Reviewed by Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada On May 29, many Canadian baseball fans were glued to the ESPN documentary about Roy Halladay called "Imperfect: The Roy Halladay Story" that was broadcast on TSN. The 60-minute production shone an... Continue Reading →
This excerpt from If These Walls Could Talk: Toronto Blue Jays is printed with the permission of Triumph Books. For more information and to order a copy, please visit Indigo, McNally Robinson, Amazon.ca, or http://www.triumphbooks.com/WallsBlueJays. 1999 - The Shawn Green trade: A behind-the-scenes timeline By Bob Elliott A month after the 1999 season ended,... Continue Reading →
Book Review: Always Remembered: New revelations and old tales about those fabulous Expos By Danny Gallagher Scoop Press Reviewed By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada It’s only fitting that in Danny Gallagher’s sixth book about the Montreal Expos that some of his most fascinating interview subjects were players that wore the No. 6 for... Continue Reading →
Book Review: George “Mooney” Gibson – Canadian Catcher for the Deadball Era Pirates By: Richard C. Armstrong and Martin Healy Jr. McFarland - McFarlandBooks.com Some believe that George “Mooney” Gibson was as valuable to the 1909 World Champion Pittsburgh Pirates as Honus Wagner. This gritty Canadian catcher was considered one of the greatest backstops of... Continue Reading →
Book Review: The Man Who Made Babe Ruth: Brother Matthias of St. Mary’s School, by Brian “Chip” Martin A Canadian was the “greatest man” that Babe Ruth had ever known. And it’s that unheralded Maritimer that the spotlight is finally shone on in Brian “Chip” Martin’s superb new book, The Man Who Made Babe Ruth:... Continue Reading →