Canadian baseball preview: Blue Jays vs. Twins

Kevin Glew shares some of the Canadian Twins and Blue Jays connections ahead of the first game of their Wild Card series.

But What Do I Know? . . . Mike Soroka, Fergie Jenkins, Helen Callaghan, Joe Biagini

A photo of Joe Carter that I snapped from my seats in Dunedin at spring training in 1992. By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Some Canadian baseball news and notes: -Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Soroka (Calgary, Alta.) recently spoke with the Calgary Booster Club and provided an update on his progress on his surgically repaired... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Jackie Robinson, Mike Soroka, Ernie Banks, Jim Henderson

The courageous and inspiring Jackie Robinson would've turned 102 today. Here he is signing autographs when he was a member of the Montreal Royals in 1946. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: – Please take a moment to remember... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Josh Naylor, Corey Koskie, Mike Kilkenny, Ryan Dempster, Kevin Reimer

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: - The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced on Friday that they will be postponing their 2020 induction ceremony until June 19, 2021. With the uncertainty surrounding the COVID-19 pandemic and the Ontario government's regulations on crowd sizes, they... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Jackie Robinson, J.A. Happ, Clyde Mashore

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Today would’ve been Jackie Robinson’s 97th birthday and it’s a day that Canadians should celebrate. Prior to breaking Major League Baseball’s colour barrier in 1947, Robinson starred at second base for the triple-A Montreal Royals, a Brooklyn Dodgers farm team, in 1946. It’s widely... Continue Reading →

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