But What Do I Know? . . . Vern Benson, Andrew Albers, Dustin Molleken

[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective: - Baseball lifer Vern Benson passed away on Monday at the age of 89. The North Carolina native's 15-year playing career included stops with the Triple-A Toronto Maple Leafs in 1946 and the Class-C Winnipeg Goldeyes in 1956 and 1957.... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? … Luke Easter, Andre Dawson, Shannon Stewart

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): - Today seems like an appropriate day to remember “Luscious Luke” Easter, a hulking, six-foot-four, 240-pound slugger who became the 11th African-American to compete in the big leagues when he debuted with the Cleveland Indians on... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? … Brett Cecil, John Farrell, Tim McCarver

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  God bless Cito Gaston. He was a successful manager in his own way, but Jays manager John Farrell employed more game strategy in Thursday’s opener than Gaston did in his 10-plus years as dugout boss.  I... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? … Joey Votto, Russell Martin, Jeff Francis

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  The illness that prevented Joey Votto from attending Baseball Canada’s annual banquet on Saturday – an event at which he was added to the organization’s Wall of Excellence – appears to have been “contractitis.” Reports emerged on Sunday that the Etobicoke, Ont., native... Continue Reading →

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