But What Do I Know? . . . Michael Saunders, Joey Votto, Bill Caudill, CN Tower

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Michael Saunders (Victoria, B.C.) was the manager of the Augusta GreenJackets in 2021 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Some Canadian baseball news and notes: -Congratulations to Blue Jays on Sportsnet broadcasters Dan Shulman (Thornhill, Ont.) and Joe Siddall (Windsor, Ont.) on their Canadian Screen Award nominations. Shulman is up for best Canadian sports play-by-play... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Joey Votto, Fergie Jenkins, Bob Elliott, Steve Wilson, Roy Howell, Bill Gullickson

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         Happy unofficial Canadian Baseball Day! For a couple of years now, I’ve been writing that September 10th should be celebrated on baseball diamonds across the country. Why? Well, today is Etobicoke, Ont., native Joey Votto’s 34th birthday. It’s also Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer,... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Carlos Delgado, Rob Thomson, Thurman Munson

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Carlos Delgado, who will be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame this coming Saturday in St. Marys, Ont., was arguably the greatest hitter in Toronto Blue Jays history, but the Blue Jays weren’t the first professional team that Delgado played for in... Continue Reading →

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1981 Montreal Expos: Whatever happened to . . . Wallace Johnson

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If you happen to see Wallace Johnson at the Montreal Jazz Festival this summer, stop and buy the man a drink.After all, the former pinch-hitter extraordinaire, who frequently returns to the city for this landmark event, was the author of arguably the most important hit in Montreal Expos history.His two-run triple off of New York... Continue Reading →

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Ex-Expos – Whatever happened to … Charlie Lea

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He’s the only Montreal Expo to toss a no-hitter at Olympic Stadium. And more than 29 years later, Charlie Lea, now an analyst on Memphis Redbirds’ (St. Louis Cardinals Triple-A affiliate) radio broadcasts, still remembers the game vividly. “I walked four guys, so it wasn’t like it was a perfect game,” he reflected modestly, in... Continue Reading →

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