Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum set to open on May 1

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Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame April 26, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release After two pandemic shortened years, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is set to open for its first full season since 2019 on Sunday, May 1. “The past two years have been extremely challenging for us,” said... Continue Reading →

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Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Pete Ward passes away at 84

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By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Former Chicago White Sox third baseman and Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Pete Ward has passed away at the age of 84. White Sox reporter James Fegan, of The Athletic Chicago, shared the news on Twitter on Thursday afternoon. Ward died from complications of Alzheimer’s Disease on Wednesday... Continue Reading →

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Jacques Doucet might retire after 2022 season

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By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Jacques Doucet says the 2022 major league season could be his last behind the mike. The Canadian broadcasting legend, who was the French voice of the Montreal Expos from 1972 to 2004, made that statement on the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's inductees Zoom call on February 2. "I... Continue Reading →

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Former AAGPBL all-star Evelyn Wawryshyn Moroz passes away at 97

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By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Evelyn Wawryshyn Moroz, an all-star second baseman in the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League (AAGPBL), passed away in Winnipeg, Man., on February 3 at the age of 97. The news of her death was shared with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday. Wawryshyn Moroz was one of... Continue Reading →

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Francis, Morneau to be teammates again in St. Marys

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By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada When left-hander Jeff Francis and slugger Justin Morneau played together on the North Delta Blue Jays in grades 11 and 12, it was Francis who was the team’s cleanup hitter. “I'm going to take that right to the Hall of Fame,” joked Francis, the former Colorado Rockies ace who... Continue Reading →

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Terry Puhl elected to Houston Astros Hall of Fame

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Longtime outfielder Terry Puhl (Melville, Sask.) has been elected to the Houston Astros Hall of Fame. Photo: Houston Astros/Twitter By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Melville, Sask., native Terry Puhl has been elected to the Houston Astros Hall of Fame. The Astros made the announcement in a press release on Thursday. The longtime Astros outfielder... Continue Reading →

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Bill Humber appointed member of Order of Canada

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Canadian baseball historian Bill Humber has been appointed a member of the Order of Canada. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Baseball historian Bill Humber has been appointed a member of the Order of Canada. The Bowmanville, Ont., resident was one of 93 Canadians to receive that appointment from... Continue Reading →

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