Remembering the former Montreal Expos that died in 2021


Former Montreal Expos pitcher Jim "Mudcat" Grant died on June 11. By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Four former Montreal Expos pitchers, two first basemen, an ex-manager and a beloved coach died in 2021. As the end of the year approaches, let’s take a moment to remember them. Ron Johnson, first baseman, January 26, age... Continue Reading →

Former Expos manager Bill Virdon passes away at age 90


By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Former Montreal Expos manager Bill Virdon passed away on Tuesday at the age of 90. The Pittsburgh Pirates, whom Virdon maintained ties with, announced his death on social media early Tuesday afternoon. Virdon was the dugout boss of the Montreal Expos in 1983 and for most of the 1984... Continue Reading →


Former Montreal Expo Ron Johnson passes away from COVID-19 at age 64


Ron Johnson, shown here with the Montreal Expos' triple-A Indianapolis Indians in 1984, has died of complications from COVID-19. He was 64 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Ron Johnson, who played five games with the Montreal Expos in 1984, passed away from complications from COVID-19 in Morrison, Tenn., on Tuesday at the age of... Continue Reading →


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