But What Do I Know? . . . Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser Edition

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         Congratulations to all of Baseball Canada’s 2018 National Team Award winners. The following awards were handed out on Saturday night: Stubby Clapp Award – Rowan Wick (North Vancouver, B.C.) Special Recognition Award – Jamie Romak (London, Ont.) Junior National Team MVP – Bo NaylorContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser Edition”

But What Do I Know? . . . Jimmy Williams, Gordie Howe, Justin Morneau

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: Just a reminder that the annual Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction festivities begin this Thursday with a home run derby and celebrity slo-pitch game starting at 6 p.m. at Rotary Field on the Hall of Fame grounds in St. Marys, Ont. Admission to theContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Jimmy Williams, Gordie Howe, Justin Morneau”

But What Do I Know? . . . Pat Borders, Cal Quantrill, Jim Henderson

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • The Philadelphia Phillies have hired former Toronto Blue Jays catcher Pat Borders to manage the Short-Season Class-A Williamsport Crosscutters for the 2015 season. The 1992 World Series MVP suited up for 17 big league campaigns, including parts of eight (1988 to 1994, 1999) withContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Pat Borders, Cal Quantrill, Jim Henderson”

20 Canadians selected in 2013 MLB Draft

Courtesy of Adam Morrissette, Baseball Canada (www.baseball.ca) FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE TORONTO – The third and final day of the 2013 MLB Draft took place on Saturday with fifteen Canadians being selected by MLB clubs, bringing the grand total to 20 Canadians taken over the three-day event. Fifteen players selected are either current or former membersContinue reading “20 Canadians selected in 2013 MLB Draft”

But What Do I Know? … Greg Halman, Brett Lawrie, Brian Schneider

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  It has been a sad couple of days for Mariners scout Wayne Norton, who’s from Port Moody, B.C. He scouted and signed outfielder Greg Halman who was stabbed to death in Rotterdam, Netherlands early Monday morning. TheContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Greg Halman, Brett Lawrie, Brian Schneider”