Fergie Jenkins launches legal action against foundation in his name to retrieve artifacts

Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins would like to move his foundation and museum to his hometown of Chatham, Ont. Photo: CTV News Windsor October 4, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada In a sad turn of events, Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins is taking legal action against the foundation in his name to retrieve... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Bo Naylor, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Cal Quantrill, Bill Stoneman

October 2, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: – The Cleveland Guardians added catcher Bo Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) to their roster on Saturday and he made his major league debut when he replaced catcher Luke Maile in the sixth inning in the Guardians' 7-1 loss to the... Continue Reading →

Fergie Jenkins to be honoured with statue in hometown of Chatham

Fergie Jenkins beside his statue outside Wrigley Field. Photo: Fergie Jenkins/Twitter September 23, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Starting next spring, you won't have to drive to Wrigley Field to see a statue of Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins. Darrin Canniff, the mayor of Chatham, Ont., Jenkins' hometown, announced on Thursday that a... Continue Reading →

Roberto Clemente started his pro career in Montreal

Roberto Clemente with the Montreal Royals in 1954. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame September 15, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada When historians talk about baseball legends with connections to Canada early in their career, they often mention Babe Ruth who hit his first professional regular season home run in Toronto or the... Continue Reading →

Canadian baseball history news and notes: Olerud, Jenkins, Ward, O’Halloran, Dawson

Toronto Blue Jays legend John Olerud will not be able to attend the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony in June. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame May 18, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Some Canadian baseball history news and notes from the past few days: - The Canadian Baseball Hall of... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Josh Naylor, James Paxton, Fergie Jenkins, Jimy Williams

May 15, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -What Canadian do I think will have the best offensive season in the majors? If you had asked me this at the beginning of April, I would've said Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Montreal, Que.), Tyler O'Neill (Maple Ridge, B.C.) or... Continue Reading →

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