Top Canadian Baseball Stories of 2010 – Part 1

Happy New Year! With the calendar now turned to 2011, here’s part one of my look back at the top Canadian baseball stories of 2010 (in no particular order): Votto wins NL MVP, Lou Marsh and Tip O’Neill awards After battling anxiety and depression in 2009, Etobicoke, Ont., native Joey Votto’s 2010 season was nothing... Continue Reading →

List of Past Winners of Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Jack Graney Award

Esteemed Toronto Sun baseball scribe Bob Elliott was named the 2010 winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's Jack Graney Award yesterday. This honour has been handed out just 12 times in the past 24 years. Here's a list of the previous winners, as well as some information about Jack Graney himself (courtesy of... Continue Reading →

Bob Elliott captures Ball Hall`s Jack Graney Award

Source: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame ( St. Marys - Driven. Loyal. Upright. Passionate. Proud Canadian. Humble. These are words commonly attributed to journalist Bob Elliott by players, fans and colleagues from coast to coast, and both north and south of the 49th parallel. The accomplished author and Sun baseball columnist, who would much rather... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? … Brett Lawrie, Rich Harden, Alex Anthopoulos

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  If the Yankees can’t sign prize left-hander Cliff Lee, they can always pursue the second-best starting pitcher on the free agent market. That would be Carl Pavano. Wait a second, that didn’t work out very well last time, did it?  I liked... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? … Shaun Marcum, Alex Anthopoulos, Bob Elliott

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  The Fan 590 is now offering Jays fans the opportunity to interact with the sometimes acerbic, Jays Talk host Mike Wilner during the game through an instant messaging platform. Last night, I asked Wilner why Jays fans seem to rip Edwin Encarnacion for... Continue Reading →

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