But What Do I Know? . . . Jacques Doucet, Jeff Francis, Paul Quantrill, Larry Walker

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         Congratulations to Montreal Expos legendary play-by-play man Jacques Doucet who is one of eight finalists for the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award which is handed out annually by the National Baseball Hall of Fame for excellence in broadcasting. Doucet wasContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Jacques Doucet, Jeff Francis, Paul Quantrill, Larry Walker”

But What Do I Know? . . . Gary Woods, Jonathan Papelbon, Bruce Chen

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Gary Woods, who played centre field and batted fifth in the first game in Toronto Blue Jays history, passed away of a heart attack on Thursday at the age of 60. You can read my full obituary on Woods here. The former Jays outfielderContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Gary Woods, Jonathan Papelbon, Bruce Chen”

Original Toronto Blue Jay Gary Woods passes away at age 60

Gary Woods, who played centre field and batted fifth in the first game in Toronto Blue Jays history, died unexpectedly at his home in Solvang, Calif., on Thursday. He was 60 years old. The Santa Barbara Foresters, the California Collegiate League team that Woods had been coaching with, shared on their website that the causeContinue reading “Original Toronto Blue Jay Gary Woods passes away at age 60”