The roadway through the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ontario was officially renamed Ferguson Jenkins way on Saturday morning.
The roadway through the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ontario will be renamed Ferguson Jenkins way.
December 13, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Happy 80th Birthday to Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins! I tell anyone who will listen that everyone in our country should know who Fergie Jenkins is. His story should be taught in schools, his face should be on our money and he should be featured on... 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 →
Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins would like to move his foundation and museum to his hometown of Chatham, Ont. Photo: CTV News Windsor October 4, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada In a sad turn of events, Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins is taking legal action against the foundation in his name to retrieve... Continue Reading →
Fergie Jenkins beside his statue outside Wrigley Field. Photo: Fergie Jenkins/Twitter September 23, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Starting next spring, you won't have to drive to Wrigley Field to see a statue of Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins. Darrin Canniff, the mayor of Chatham, Ont., Jenkins' hometown, announced on Thursday that a... Continue Reading →
April 24, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Right-hander Cal Quantrill (Port Hope, Ont.) was activated by the Cleveland Guardians in time to make his start against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. The Ontario Terriers and Junior National Team alum had been placed... Continue Reading →
Derek Aucoin was the first member of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's board of directors from Quebec. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -Derek Aucoin lit up a room when he walked into it. The former Montreal Expo... Continue Reading →
Former Toronto Blue Jays left-hander J.A. Happ has signed a one-year, $8-million deal with the Minnesota Twins. Photo: Minnesota Twins/Twitter January 26, 2021 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly roundup of former Toronto Blue Jays news and notes: Player Signings –LHP Matt Dermody has signed a one-year deal with the Seibu Lions of... Continue Reading →