New Canadian baseball book: The Pitching Professor: The Life & Times of Ernie Kershaw

Here’s some information on what sounds like a fascinating new book about British Columbia baseball legend Ernie Kershaw. The book is written by Vancouver sports researcher and historian Len Corben. Information on how to order the book can be found at the end of this blog entry. I’ve already ordered my copy. *********************************************************************************************** By LenContinue reading “New Canadian baseball book: The Pitching Professor: The Life & Times of Ernie Kershaw”

But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Scott Thorman, Ryan Dempster

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (My apologies for the wonky spacing. I can’t figure out how to adjust this): Nobody loves Dustin McGowan’s comeback story more than me, but the Blue Jays’ decision to sign him to an extension is baffling. Perhaps the memory of J.P. Ricciardi low-balling ChrisContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Dustin McGowan, Scott Thorman, Ryan Dempster”

But What Do I Know? … Gary Carter, Tim Wakefield, Aaron Laffey

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  I’m hoping that the Toronto Blue Jays are planning some sort of tribute for Gary Carter for their home opener or for when the Mets (May 18 to 20) or Nationals (June 11 to 13) come toContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Gary Carter, Tim Wakefield, Aaron Laffey”