New photos of Jackie Robinson with the Montreal Royals


During my trek to Cooperstown two weeks ago, I found two photos of Jackie Robinson with the Montreal Royals that I hadn't seen before (one above, one below). Here's also a short bio I wrote about Robinson for the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame website. (Robinson was inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame... Continue Reading →

Bob Elliott poised to make Canadian baseball history in Cooperstown


Call him the Fergie Jenkins of baseball writers. No, Toronto Sun baseball columnist Bob Elliott wasn’t blessed with the Canadian pitching legend’s athleticism, but he does possess Jenkins’ work ethic, durability and penchant for producing consistently excellent results. So it’s fitting that Elliott – similar to Jenkins becoming the first Canadian player inducted into the... Continue Reading →


But What Do I Know? … Fergie Jenkins, Jason Bay, Eric Thames


My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  With Roberto Alomar, Pat Gillick and Dave Van Horne being honoured, next Sunday’s National Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremonies will have a distinct Canadian flavor. But let’s not forget that this year represents the 20th anniversary... Continue Reading →


Dawson makes it clear he wants to be remembered as a Cub


Andre Dawson’s Hall of Fame induction speech was a moving tribute to his mom and grandmother, and a testament to his love for the game. But The Hawk’s Cooperstown address also made it crystal clear that he wants to be remembered as a Cub, not an Expo. To Expos supporters, this shouldn’t come as a... Continue Reading →


Tim Raines should be next Montreal Expo honoured in Cooperstown


This weekend it will be The Hawk, but in the future, it should be “Rock.” At least, that’s what many Montreal Expos fans – including yours truly – are hoping. As Andre Dawson is enshrined in the National Baseball Hall of Fame tomorrow, the wish is that his good friend, Tim “Rock” Raines will be... Continue Reading →


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