Book Review: Bases Loaded: Inside stories about Eli, Cro, Cy, Terminator and the Expos, by Danny Gallagher

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 →

Book Review: Never Forgotten – Tales about Ron LeFlore, Ron Hunt and other Expos yarns from 1969-2004 – By Danny Gallagher

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 Excerpt: If These Walls Could Talk: Stories from the Toronto Blue Jays Dugout, Locker Room and Press Box, by Bob Elliott

  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

  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

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

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 →

Book Review: Blue Monday: The Expos, the Dodgers and the Home Run that Changed Everything, by Danny Gallagher

“It still hurts.” That’s the response you’ll get from Montreal Expos fans like myself when you mention “Blue Monday” because those sinister words force us to relive the events of Monday, October 19, 1981. It was on that chilly fall day that the Expos and Los Angeles Dodgers played the fifth and deciding game of... Continue Reading →

Book Review: Pud Galvin: Baseball’s First 300-Game Winner, by Brian “Chip” Martin

He was Major League Baseball’s first 300-game winner and was later reported to have been the first player to have experimented with performance-enhancing drugs. Yet despite his accomplished and fascinating career, it took 124 years after his final professional pitch for a book to be published about Hall of Fame hurler Pud Galvin. Fortunately for... Continue Reading →

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