Ex-Blue Jays: A summary of off-season transactions

A summary of the off-season transactions involving former Toronto Blue Jays players.

Collector profile: Kenny Hillyard and the world’s largest Fred McGriff collection

Kenny Hillyard (right) meets his baseball hero Fred McGriff at the National Sports Collectors Convention in Chicago in 2019. December 16, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada On December 4, when National Baseball Hall of Fame president Josh Rawitch announced on the MLB Network that Fred McGriff would finally be honoured with a plaque... 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 →

Condredge Holloway, the first Hall of Fame quarterback the Expos drafted

Condredge Holloway was a star high school infielder. July 15, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Before Tom Brady, there was Condredge Holloway. Much has been written about the Montreal Expos’ decision to choose Brady in the 18th round of the 1995 MLB draft, but 24 years earlier, the club selected Holloway, another future... Continue Reading →

Gibbons: Martin gave 2015 Blue Jays “toughness” and “backbone”

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o5XzIGS96gs *Watch Stu Stone’s full interview with John Gibbons for the former Toronto Blue Jays manager’s weekly “Talking Points” feature, sponsored by Bodog Canada, by clicking on the video above. June 8, 2022 By Kevin Glew Coopestowners in Canada John Gibbons says Russell Martin gave the 2015 Toronto Blue Jays the “backbone” they needed to... Continue Reading →

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