Former Blue Jays pick “Mighty” Joe Young content in his life after baseball

At 14, he was blowing fastballs by men twice his age. Two years later, he was mowing down the mighty Cubans at the World Youth Baseball Championship. And today, more than two decades later, when you mention the name Joe Young to long-time Canadian baseball scouts, they’re bound to stop and rave about the six-foot-four,Continue reading “Former Blue Jays pick “Mighty” Joe Young content in his life after baseball”

Pat Gillick elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame

Former Toronto Blue Jays general manager, Pat Gillick, was elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame this morning. The mastermind of the Jays’ two World Series-winning squads was the only candidate elected by the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Expansion-Era committee. Gillick secured 13 of a possible 16 votes from the committee that consists ofContinue reading “Pat Gillick elected to National Baseball Hall of Fame”