But What Do I Know? . . . Joey Votto, Fergie Jenkins, Nick Pivetta, Felipe Alou

Joey Votto (Etobicoke, Ont.) signs autographs for fans at Rogers Centre on Friday. Photo: Cincinnati Reds May 22, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -My hope is that fans at the Rogers Centre will rise to their feet and give Joey Votto a standing ovation today in... Continue Reading →

Canadian ball hall to honour Guerrero Jr., Lott on Wednesday at Rogers Centre

Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame May 17, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release Montreal-born Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will be presented with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2021 Tip O’Neill Award in a ceremony prior to the Toronto Blue Jays game against the Seattle Mariners at Rogers... Continue Reading →

John Lott named winner of Canadian ball hall’s Jack Graney Award

John Lott. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame December 1, 2021 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – Longtime National Post writer John Lott has been named the winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s 2021 Jack Graney Award. The St. Marys, Ont.-based shrine presents this award... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Fergie Jenkins, Brett Lawrie, B.J. Ryan

Justin Morneau. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -The National Baseball Hall of Fame unveiled its 2021 Baseball Writers' Association of America (BBWAA) ballot on Monday. Justin Morneau (New Westminster, B.C.) is one of 13 new players on the... Continue Reading →

Register for free to watch Canadian ball hall’s virtual induction ceremony Nov. 16

Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s class of 2021, which consists of 16 individuals and one team, will be inducted in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. E.T. Along with the induction ceremony, the winners of the... Continue Reading →

Jack Graney named finalist for Hall’s Ford C. Frick Award

Late Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Jack Graney (St. Thomas, Ont.) has been named one of eight finalists for the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2022 Ford C. Frick Award. Photo Credit: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Legendary Cleveland Indians player turned broadcaster Jack Graney (St. Thomas, Ont.)... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Joey Votto, Cal Quantrill, Abraham Toro, Joe Carter

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -On Friday, Cincinnati Reds slugger Joey Votto homered in his seventh straight game to break Trail, B.C. native Jason Bay’s Canadian major league record. Bay homered in six consecutive games for the Pittsburgh Pirates from May 22 to May... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Phil Marchildon, Cal Quantrill, John Sullivan, Larry Walker

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: – Congratulations to former Montreal Expos and Colorado Rockies slugger Larry Walker (Maple Ridge, B.C.) who has been named the "Most Influential Canadian" on Bob Elliott's annual top 100 list of the most influential Canadians in baseball. It's the... Continue Reading →

Dan Shulman wins Canadian ball hall’s Jack Graney Award

Toronto Blue Jays play-by-play commentator and ESPN broadcaster Dan Shulman (Toronto, Ont.) has been named winner of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's 2020 Jack Graney Award. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame December 1, 2020 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release Blue Jays play-by-play commentator and ESPN broadcaster Dan Shulman named winner... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Mike Soroka, Rheal Cormier, Larry Walker, Vin Scully

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: – This is an exciting week to be a Canadian baseball fan. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will announce its Jack Graney Award winner on Tuesday and its Tip O'Neill Award recipient on Thursday. The Graney... Continue Reading →

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