Canadian broadcasting stars Jacques Doucet and Dan Shulman are among the 10 finalists for the 2024 Ford C. Frick Award.
Jordan Romano is headed to the MLB All-Star Game for the second straight year. Kevin Glew also shares some Canadian All-Star Game trivia.
With friends and family sitting close by, Denis Boucher found it difficult to hold back the tears at his Canadian ball hall induction ceremony on Saturday afternoon in St. Marys, Ont.
Former Montreal Expos left-hander Dan McGinn passed away on March 1 at the age of 79 in Omaha, Nebraska.
January 10, 2023 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Nate Colbert, a former Montreal Expo and three-time National League All-Star, passed away on January 5 at the age of 76. The San Diego Padres, whom Colbert enjoyed his most success with, shared the news of his death on social media on Thursday night. Colbert died... Continue Reading →
October 10, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Former Montreal Expos second baseman Marv Staehle passed away on September 30 at the age of 80. He died in Lake Geneva, Wisc., where he lived in retirement with his wife, Mary Lou, who he had been married to for 56 years. No cause of death... Continue Reading →
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 →
September 21, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Jacques Doucet officially announced his retirement on Wednesday night. The 82-year-old Canadian broadcasting legend, who has been unable to work this season due to health issues, told Rodger Brulotte and Denis Casavant of his decision during the French broadcast of the Philadelphia Phillies and Toronto Blue... Continue Reading →
Former big leaguer Matt Stairs (Fredericton, N.B.) shares his hitting wisdom with the Western Canadian Baseball League All-Stars prior to Saturday night’s WCBL All-Star Game. Photo: Kevin Glew July 26, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Matt Stairs must feel at home in Alberta. The former big league slugger, who was at Seaman Stadium... Continue Reading →