But What Do I Know? . . . Goose Gossage, Rob Butler, Dave Stieb

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: If Hall of Fame closer Goose Gossage, who regularly reminds people that he pitched multiple innings in his relief appearances, was angered by Jose Bautista’s bat flip last October, I can just imagine his opinion about Toronto Blue Jays set-up man Drew Storen not beingContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Goose Gossage, Rob Butler, Dave Stieb”

Great Canadian Baseball Moments: September 9, 1945 – Toronto native Dick Fowler becomes the first – and still only – Canadian to throw a big league no-hitter

No one could’ve predicted that Toronto-born right-hander Dick Fowler would make history on September 9, 1945. Just eight days earlier, the 6-foot-4 hurler had returned from a three-year term in the Canadian army and in three ensuing relief appearances, he had been lit up for 11 runs in 11-2/3 innings. “I came out of theContinue reading “Great Canadian Baseball Moments: September 9, 1945 – Toronto native Dick Fowler becomes the first – and still only – Canadian to throw a big league no-hitter”

But What Do I Know? … Tim Wallach, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, Carlos Delgado

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Admittedly, I’ve been feeling nostalgic about the Montreal Expos lately, but last night I concocted a 2013 Toronto Blue Jays’ coaching staff comprised entirely of 1981 Expos. This is merely a pipe dream and not to beContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Tim Wallach, Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, Carlos Delgado”