On Jose Bautista's 43rd birthday, Kevin Glew does some research to find out just how many Toronto Blue Jays' records the slugger holds.
Tom Henke is the best relief pitcher in Toronto Blue Jays history. He should be on the Blue Jays Level of Excellence at Rogers Centre.
Kevin Glew catches up with Rance Mulliniks whose skills and smarts helped transform the Blue Jays into contenders in the 80s and early 90s.
Who was the Toronto Blue Jays' Opening Day catcher in 1995? If you knew it was Lance Parrish, you have a better memory than me.
Without Scott Rolen, Canadian slugger Joey Votto likely wouldn’t be a six-time All-Star, and that's just one of the new Hall of Famer's Canadian connections.
October 18, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Willie Horton turns 80 today. As a Detroit Tiger, he was a four-time all-star, a World Series champion and the team's first black superstar whose efforts earned him a statue at Comerica Park. His No. 23 has also been retired by the club, and if Tigers... Continue Reading →
September 1, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Most baseball fans have probably forgotten that Jason Thompson spent nearly three months with the Montreal Expos at the start of the 1986 season. And Thompson would likely prefer it that way. A three-time All-Star with the Detroit Tigers, California Angels and Pittsburgh Pirates before being... Continue Reading →
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Kz5lrqahCRw *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. May 31, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Frank Thomas belted his 500th major league home run off Minnesota Twins right-hander Carlos Silva in... Continue Reading →
April 7, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada He feuded with Tony Gwynn, Ozzie Smith and Frank Robinson. But he was much loved by Mo Vaughn, Andy Van Slyke and Whitey Herzog, the latter of whom called him “the greatest fastball hitter of his era.” Yes, it seems Jack Clark was either loved or... Continue Reading →
Bob Robertson with the Toronto Blue Jays. By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada He belted three home runs in Game 2 of the 1971 National League Championship Series hitting behind Roberto Clemente and Willie Stargell. And he'd club two more during the 1971 World Series to help the Pittsburgh Pirates defeat the Baltimore Orioles in... Continue Reading →