On Tom Glavine's 57th birthday, Kevin Glew shares some of the Hall of Fame left-hander's Canadian connections.
Clarke reassigned to minor league camp by A’s, Soroka to start for Braves on Wednesday
Denzel Clarke (Pickering, Ont.) has been reassigned to minor league camp by the Oakland A's and Mike Soroka (Calgary, Alta.) will start for the Braves on Wednesday.
But What Do I Know? . . . Mike Soroka, James Paxton, Ryan Dempster, Dustin Molleken
My weekly "But What Do I Know?" column discusses Mike Soroka, James Paxton and Jerry Howarth.
But What Do I Know? . . . Paul Quantrill, Rowan Wick, Nick Pivetta, James Paxton
My weekly "But What Do I Know?" column discusses Paul Quantrill, Rowan Wick, Nick Pivetta and James Paxton.
But What Do I Know? . . . Mike Soroka, Jordan Romano, Mitch Bratt, Fergie Jenkins, Roberto Clemente
My weekly Canadian baseball news column "But What Do I Know?" discusses Mike Soroka, Jordan Romano, Fergie Jenkins and Roberto Clemente.
Canadian Scott Thorman named Royals’ minor league field coordinator
Canadian Scott Thorman has been named the Kansas City Royals minor league field coordinator.
But What Do I Know? . . . Scott Bullett, Elizabeth Benn, Eric Gagne, Aaron Guiel
Kevin Glew's weekly Canadian baseball news column "But What Do I Know?" discusses Scott Bullett, Elizabeth Benn, Indigo Diaz, Rob Zastryzny and Jason Frasor.
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 →
McGriff elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame
December 4, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Former Toronto Blue Jays slugger Fred McGriff was unanimously elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday by the Contemporary Baseball Era Players Committee. All 16 members on the committee voted for McGriff. Candidates required 12 of 16 votes (or 75 per cent) to... Continue Reading →
Why Fred McGriff should be in the Hall of Fame
November 30, 2022 By Kevin Glew Coooperstowners in Canada It’s a felony that the “Crime Dog” isn’t already in the National Baseball Hall of Fame. At least that’s what Fred McGriff’s strongest supporters believe. And you can count John Tuberty in that group. McGriff was the inspiration behind his blog, Tubbs Baseball Blog, that he... Continue Reading →