But What Do I Know? . . . Tim Raines, John Sullivan, Fergie Jenkins

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • According to Ryan Thibs, who tracks the baseball writers’ Hall of Fame ballots each year (Tracker here: http://is.gd/KSjpP7), Montreal Expos great Tim Raines has been voted for on 80.1 per cent of the 141 ballots made public. Candidates need 75 per cent support to... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Baseball Canada Banquet Edition

[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] Here are a few tidbits I gleaned from attending the annual Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser yesterday at the Rogers Centre: - Blue Jays broadcasting icon Jerry Howarth, the long-time emcee of the banquet, was battling a case of laryngitis, so his radio booth partner Mike Wilner was called in... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Pedro Martinez, Jeff Fassero, Willie Canate

[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective: - I'm reading Danny Gallagher and Bill Young's excellent new book, Ecstasy to Agony: The 1994 Montreal Expos. I'll post a review of the book in the coming weeks, but I can tell you it's chock full of interesting revelations about... Continue Reading →

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