On this date 30 years ago, Kevin Reimer (Enderby, B.C.) became the first Canadian to have six hits in a major league game since 1900.
Former Toronto Blue Jays right-hander and Vancouver native Scott Richmond reflects on his time playing with Jose Bautista and Scott Rolen.
Happy Canada Day! Let's celebrate with a hodge podge of Canada Day baseball facts that I've gathered over the years.
Kevin Glew's second 2023 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee spotlight is on former big league left-hander and national team coach Denis Boucher.
Kevin Glew's first 2023 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee spotlight is on former big league right-hander Rich Harden.
It's been almost 60 years since his final major league pitch, but Ted Bowsfield (Penticton, B.C.) is still Canada's Teddy Ballgame.
He played on a World Series-winning team with Joe DiMaggio and Yogi Berra and pitched for Hall of Fame managers Connie Mack and Casey Stengel. However with the way umpires check pitchers for substances today, Ralph Buxton, the man sometimes referred to as the “Pine Tar Baby,” would’ve been in trouble. But that’s all part of the story of this little-talked-about right-hander, who in 1938 became the first player born in Saskatchewan to compete in the major leagues.
Canadian Scott Thorman has been named the Kansas City Royals minor league field coordinator.
Stu Scheurwater (Regina, Sask.) October 12, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Regina, Sask., native Stu Scheurwater is part of the umpiring crew working the National League Division Series between the Atlanta Braves and Philadelphia Phillies. Scheurwater was the third base umpire in the Phillies' 7-6 win in the opener on Tuesday. Bill Miller... Continue Reading →
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 →