Sportsnet's Hazel Mae will host the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's 2023 induction ceremony in St. Marys, Ont., on June 17.
Pedro Martinez’s NL Cy Young Award to be on display at Canadian ball hall, which will open Wednesday
The 1997 National League Cy Young Award won by Montreal Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez will be one of the new artifacts on display at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., when it opens for the season on May 3.
But What Do I Know? . . . Bo Naylor, James Paxton, Rob Zastryzny, Edouard Julien, Reggie Smith
My weekly Canadian baseball news "But What Do I Know?" column discusses Bo Naylor, James Paxton and Reggie Smith.
Collector Profile: Rob Trickey on building the best Jesse Barfield collection
Rob Trickey has built what's likely the most extensive collection of Jesse Barfield cards, photos and tickets in the world.
But What Do I Know? . . . Josh Naylor, Matt Brash, Nick Pivetta, Jordan Romano, Ron Taylor
My weekly Canadian baseball news column discusses Josh Naylor, Matt Brash, Nick Pivetta, Ron Taylor and Hank Aaron.
Barfield to join Bell, Moseby in Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame
February 1, 2023 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada When Jesse Barfield was 13, he was sitting in the upper right field bleachers at Comiskey Park watching the Chicago White Sox with his friends, when he leaned over to them and said, “You know one day I’m going to be playing right out there.” “And... Continue Reading →
Barfield, Boucher, Harden, Wiwchar to be inducted into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum
Two former big league pitchers, a legendary Toronto Blue Jays outfielder and a grassroots coach and executive who has devoted seven decades to baseball have been elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum. Former Montreal Expos left-hander Denis Boucher (Montreal, Que.), ex-Oakland A’s right-hander Rich Harden (Victoria, B.C.) and rifle-armed ex-Blue Jays right fielder Jesse Barfield will be inducted in a ceremony at the Hall of Fame grounds in St. Marys, Ont., on June 17. Longtime Manitoba baseball coach and executive Joe Wiwchar will also be inducted.
But What Do I Know? . . . Tyler Black, Richard Trembecki, Rob Ducey, Ryan Dempster
Toronto Mets alum and Wright State Raiders infielder Tyler Black (Stouffville, Ont.) has a chance to go in the first round of the MLB Draft today. Photo: Wright State Athletics By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -The first round of the MLB draft starts tonight... Continue Reading →
But What Do I Know? . . . Scott Mathieson, Scott Richmond, Ken Griffey Jr.
June 14, 2020 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: - Veteran right-handers Scott Mathieson and Scott Richmond, who were both born in Vancouver, had hoped to pitch for Canada at the Olympics this summer and then retire. With the Olympics postponed until 2021, however, both... Continue Reading →
Blue Jays’ first-ever draft pick, Tom Goffena, passes away at 61
June 11, 2020 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Tom Goffena, the first player the Toronto Blue Jays ever selected in the MLB June amateur draft, has passed away at the age of 61. According to his friend, Mark Bulle, Goffena had been battling colon cancer for the past 10 years. "Tom passed away... Continue Reading →