Book Review: Ecstasy to Agony: The 1994 Montreal Expos


The 1994 Montreal Expos seemed unbeatable. With an offence propelled by Larry Walker, Moises Alou and Marquis Grissom and a pitching staff anchored by Ken Hill, Pedro Martinez and John Wetteland, the Expos owned the best record in baseball and led the National League East by six games on August 12 when a players’ strike... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Ryan Dempster, Tim Raines, Tim Wallach


My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - Congratulations to Gibsons, B.C., native Ryan Dempster who became the 10th Canadian player to be part of a World Series-winning team when the Boston Red Sox defeated the St. Louis Cardinals last night. A starter... Continue Reading →


Canadian Larry Walker worthy of Cooperstown plaque


Legendary baseball scribe Peter Gammons voted for him. So, too, (I imagine) did Bob Elliott, the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s first Canadian J.G. Taylor Spink Award winner. Unfortunately, when the votes are tallied for the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s class of 2013 (which will be announced on January 9), we’ll likely discover that... Continue Reading →


Pedro Martinez: Expos cap on plaque?


When he came to Montreal in 1994, he was a scrawny, wild-throwing right-hander thought to be too fragile to be a starting pitcher. Four seasons later, he left the city as a Cy Young Award winner and the best starting hurler in baseball. And while it’s true that Pedro Martinez wasn’t widely recognized as a... Continue Reading →


But What Do I Know? … Joey Votto, Gary Carter, Bob Forsch


My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  They’re definitely not the Montreal Expos anymore. The deep-pocketed Washington Nationals have been linked to almost every big name free agent this season. The team reportedly has interest in Albert Pujols, Prince Fielder, Roy Oswalt and Mark... Continue Reading →


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