Romano, Quantrill and Guerrero Jr. headline list of candidates for Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award

Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame November 18, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – Two Toronto Blue Jays stars and a 15-game winner with the Cleveland Guardians are the top candidates for the 2022 Tip O’Neill Award. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame presents this award annually to... Continue Reading →

10 interesting facts I learned at the Canadian Baseball History Conference

Canadian Baseball History Conference organizer Andrew North shares a story with the attendees at the conference in Windsor, Ont. on the weekend. Photo: Scott Crawford November 15, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The fifth annual Canadian Baseball History Conference took place in Windsor, Ont., on the weekend. Organized by Andrew North - the... Continue Reading →

Remembering Phil Marchildon: Canadian pitching ace and war hero

Photo Credit: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame November 9, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Phil Marchildon came home from the Second World War a hero, but he certainly didn’t feel like one. Like so many brave men and women who have served their countries, Marchildon returned anguished by what he had experienced. Yes,... Continue Reading →

Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer Rob Thomson set to manage Phillies in World Series

October 28, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release Rob Thomson (Corunna, Ont.) will become the first Canadian to manage a team in the World Series in 135 years when he leads his Philadelphia Phillies against the Houston Astros in Game 1 of the Fall Classic on Friday. The 2019 Canadian Baseball Hall of... Continue Reading →

Phillies sign Rob Thomson to two-year extension

Photo: Philadelphia Phillies/Twitter October 10, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The Philadelphia Phillies have signed Canadian manager Rob Thomson to a two-year contract extension. The announcement came two days after the Corunna, Ont., native led the Phillies to a sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals in their Wild Card Series. The Phillies will... Continue Reading →

Doucet, Howarth named Ford C. Frick Award finalists

Jacques Doucet (left) and Jerry Howarth (right) have been named 2023 Ford C. Frick Award finalists. Photos: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame October 6, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Canadian broadcasting legends Jacques Doucet and Jerry Howarth are among the 10 finalists for the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2023 Ford C. Frick... Continue Reading →

Fergie Jenkins launches legal action against foundation in his name to retrieve artifacts

Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins would like to move his foundation and museum to his hometown of Chatham, Ont. Photo: CTV News Windsor October 4, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada In a sad turn of events, Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins is taking legal action against the foundation in his name to retrieve... Continue Reading →

Legendary Expos broadcaster Jacques Doucet announces retirement

September 21, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Jacques Doucet officially announced his retirement on Wednesday night. The 82-year-old Canadian broadcasting legend, who has been unable to work this season due to health issues, told Rodger Brulotte and Denis Casavant of his decision during the French broadcast of the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue... Continue Reading →

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Gladwyn Scott passes away at age 90

Gladwyn Scott. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame August 26, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. - Manitoba baseball legend and 2008 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Gladwyn Scott passed away on Thursday at the age of 90. “We are deeply saddened by the news of Gladwyn’s passing.... Continue Reading →

Puhl to be inducted into the Astros Hall of Fame on Saturday

August 12, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release Melville, Sask., native Terry Puhl will be inducted into the Houston Astros Hall of Fame on Saturday. The longtime Astros outfielder, who was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., in 1995, will be honoured, alongside former general manager... Continue Reading →

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