Cito Gaston is one of eight former managers, executives or umpires on the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Contemporary Baseball Era Committee ballot that was announced on Thursday.
Kevin Glew shares some of the Canadian Twins and Blue Jays connections ahead of the first game of their Wild Card series.
My weekly Canadian baseball news “But What Do I Know?” column discusses Jared Young, Edouard Julien and Josh Naylor.
Kevin Glew catches up with Rance Mulliniks whose skills and smarts helped transform the Blue Jays into contenders in the 80s and early 90s.
Some mid-week Canadian baseball notes about Bo Naylor, Jordan Romano, James Paxton and Michael Soroka.
Who was the Toronto Blue Jays' Opening Day catcher in 1995? If you knew it was Lance Parrish, you have a better memory than me.
My weekly Canadian baseball news column discusses Josh Naylor, Matt Brash, Nick Pivetta, Ron Taylor and Hank Aaron.
February 1, 2023 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada When Jesse Barfield was 13, he was sitting in the upper right field bleachers at Comiskey Park watching the Chicago White Sox with his friends, when he leaned over to them and said, “You know one day I’m going to be playing right out there.” “And... Continue Reading →
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: Philadelphia Phillies/Twitter October 10, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The Philadelphia Phillies have signed Canadian manager Rob Thomson to a two-year contract extension. The announcement came two days after the Corunna, Ont., native led the Phillies to a sweep of the St. Louis Cardinals in their Wild Card Series. The Phillies will... Continue Reading →