Two tidbits about Terry Puhl – Part 1

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Over the past two decades, Canadian baseball fans – like myself – have been spoiled. We’ve been able to watch elite offensive talents like Larry Walker (Maple Ridge, B.C.), Matt Stairs (Fredericton, N.B.), Jason Bay (Trail, B.C.), Justin Morneau (New Westminster, B.C.), Russell Martin (Montreal, Que.) and Joey VottoContinue reading “Two tidbits about Terry Puhl – Part 1”

But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Adam Lind, R.J. Swindle

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  Earlier this month, I mentioned that the good thing about Juan Rivera is that he hits like Geroge Bell. The bad thing is that he also fields likes George Bell. And now, with the Jays’ decision to move him to DH, I’m almostContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Adam Lind, R.J. Swindle”

Dodgers legend Walter Alston also managed Montreal Royals

Before guiding the Dodgers to four World Series titles and seven National League pennants, Hall of Fame skipper, Walter Alston, honed his managerial skills with the Montreal Royals. Born in Venice, Ohio on December 1, 1911, the legendary bench boss enjoyed a brief, uneventful stint in the big leagues as a player. His only majorContinue reading “Dodgers legend Walter Alston also managed Montreal Royals”