Thirty years ago, Dave Stieb tossed the first no-hitter in Blue Jays’ history

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada It was 30 years ago today that Toronto Blue Jays ace and Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Dave Stieb finally got his no-hitter. The legendary right-hander at long last completed the feat against the Cleveland Indians in a 3-0 Blue Jays’ win at Cleveland Stadium. This came afterContinue reading “Thirty years ago, Dave Stieb tossed the first no-hitter in Blue Jays’ history”

Thirty years ago today, Larry Walker signed with the Montreal Expos

On this day in Canadian baseball history: November 14, 1984: The Montreal Expos sign Maple Ridge, B.C., native Larry Walker to a contract with a reported $1,500 signing bonus. When the big, strong Canadian inked his first professional baseball contract, he still preferred the Montreal Canadiens to the Montreal Expos, but after the longtime hockeyContinue reading “Thirty years ago today, Larry Walker signed with the Montreal Expos”