My weekly Canadian baseball news column discusses Vladimir Guerrero, Jr., Abraham Toro, Roy Halladay and Rusty Staub.
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Tyler O’Neill (Maple Ridge, B.C.) confirmed on Monday that he plans to play for Canada in the 2023 World Baseball Classic.
Kevin Glew's weekly Canadian baseball news column shares some highlights from Baseball Canada's 2023 National Teams Awards Banquet & Fundraiser.
January 10, 2023 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Nate Colbert, a former Montreal Expo and three-time National League All-Star, passed away on January 5 at the age of 76. The San Diego Padres, whom Colbert enjoyed his most success with, shared the news of his death on social media on Thursday night. Colbert died... Continue Reading →
Photo: Canada's Sports Hall of Fame December 13, 2022 Canada's Sports Hall of Fame and Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release Calgary, Alta. – Youth across Canada will be provided the opportunity to learn from and be inspired by the journey of one of this nation’s most prolific athletes in the sport of baseball,... Continue Reading →
December 11, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Cleveland Guardians slugger Josh Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) is giving back to his hometown this December. Naylor and his youth travel team are supporting the Shoe Box Project, which fills shoeboxes with gifts for women in emergency shelters and temporary... Continue Reading →
Photo: Atlanta Braves December 4, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Congratulations to Atlanta Braves general manager Alex Anthopoulos (Montreal, Que.) who has been named Baseball America's Executive of the Year. “I just view it as an organizational award,” Anthopoulos told Baseball America. “It’s an organizational award... Continue Reading →
The winner of the 2022 Jack Graney Award will be announced on Thursday. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame November 27, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Rob Thomson (Corunna, Ont.), who managed the Philadelphia Phillies to a National League pennant this season, is back in Sebringville,... Continue Reading →
November 20, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Who do you think was the best Canadian baseball player in 2022? Was it Toronto Blue Jays closer Jordan Romano (Markham, Ont.) who became the first Canuck to record 30 saves in a season for a Canadian major league... Continue Reading →
November 2, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Longtime Montreal Expos fans won't be surprised to learn that Mike Schmidt belted his first major league home run against their beloved club. To many of them, it seemed like the Phillies star never stopped hitting home runs off Expos hurlers during his Hall of Fame... Continue Reading →