Remembering the four Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductees that passed away in 2021

Rheal Cormer at his 2012 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in St. Marys, Ont. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Four Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductees passed away in 2021. As the end of the year approaches, please take a moment to remember them. I've written... Continue Reading →

Canadian Jack Graney wins the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award

Jack Graney. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada St. Thomas, Ont., native Jack Graney has been named the winner of the National Baseball Hall of Fame's 2022 Ford C. Frick Award, which is presented annually for broadcasting excellence. With the honour, Graney becomes the first winner of the award... Continue Reading →

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. wins Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s Tip O’Neill Award

December 7, 2021 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – Montreal-born Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s 2021 Tip O’Neill Award. Canada’s baseball shrine presents this honour annually to the Canadian player judged to have... Continue Reading →

John Lott named winner of Canadian ball hall’s Jack Graney Award

John Lott. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame December 1, 2021 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – Longtime National Post writer John Lott has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s 2021 Jack Graney Award. The St. Marys, Ont.-based shrine presents this award... Continue Reading →

Long Reads: 1941: DiMaggio, Williams and the Canadian that became the American League’s first 20-20-20 player

Jeff Heath. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Fate and, some would say, karma, attempted to humble Jeff Heath. For no matter what the brash, broad-shouldered Canadian-born slugger did on a professional baseball field – and much of it was remarkable – he always seemed to be overshadowed. It’s... Continue Reading →

Family of Marty Healy donates his collection to Canadian ball hall

Marty Healy’s family - from left to right: Paul (brother), Ricky (brother), Wendy (sister), Millie (mother), Martin (father) - made the trek to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on November 8 to donate their brother’s and son’s extensive collection of jerseys worn by Canadian major leaguers. That's Canadian baseball historian Andrew North on the... Continue Reading →

Strong list of candidate for Canadian ball hall’s Tip O’Neill Award

November 19, 2021 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – It’s likely the strongest crop of Tip O’Neill Award candidates in the history of the award. Six players born in Canada enjoyed outstanding major league seasons in 2021. Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Montreal, Que.) challenged for... Continue Reading →

Yamamura becomes first individual Asahi player inducted into Canadian ball hall

Roy Yamamura. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada It’s a shame that Roy Yamamura wasn’t alive for his induction into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. His daughter Bonnie Fukuzawa, who spoke on her father’s behalf during the Canadian ball hall’s virtual ceremony on Tuesday night, said her dad would’ve... Continue Reading →

Register for free to watch Canadian ball hall’s virtual induction ceremony Nov. 16

Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s class of 2021, which consists of 16 individuals and one team, will be inducted in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. E.T. Along with the induction ceremony, the winners of the... Continue Reading →

Jack Graney named finalist for Hall’s Ford C. Frick Award

Late Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Jack Graney (St. Thomas, Ont.) has been named one of eight finalists for the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2022 Ford C. Frick Award. Photo Credit: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Legendary Cleveland Indians player turned broadcaster Jack Graney (St. Thomas, Ont.)... Continue Reading →

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