Former Toronto Maple Leafs outfielder Jim King passes away at age 82

Jim King, who was named the International League’s MVP while with the Toronto Maple Leafs in 1960, died on February 23 in Fayetteville, Ark., at the age of 82. On top of his heroics in Hogtown, King also clubbed 117 home runs in parts of 11 major league seasons between 1955 and 1967 with theContinue reading “Former Toronto Maple Leafs outfielder Jim King passes away at age 82”

But What Do I Know? . . . Minnie Minoso, Dayan Viciedo, John Hiller

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Just 35 days after Mr. Cub, Ernie Banks, died, Mr. White Sox has also passed away. Legendary outfielder Minnie Minoso died early Sunday at the age of 90. The trailblazing Cuban, who suited up in major league games in five different decades, played partsContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Minnie Minoso, Dayan Viciedo, John Hiller”