But What Do I Know? . . . Baseball Canada National Teams Banquet Edition

Kevin Glew's weekly Canadian baseball news column shares some highlights from Baseball Canada's 2023 National Teams Awards Banquet & Fundraiser.

But What Do I Know? . . . Josh Naylor, Fergie Jenkins, Dalton Pompey, Don Mattingly

December 11, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Cleveland Guardians slugger Josh Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) is giving back to his hometown this December. Naylor and his youth travel team are supporting the Shoe Box Project, which fills shoeboxes with gifts for women in emergency shelters and temporary... Continue Reading →

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame to announce Tip O’Neill Award winner on Tuesday

Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame December 5, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its 2022 Tip O’Neill Award winner on Tuesday at 9 a.m. E.T. The St. Marys, Ont.-based shrine presents this award annually to the player judged to have excelled in individual achievement and... Continue Reading →

Romano, Quantrill and Guerrero Jr. headline list of candidates for Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award

Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame November 18, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – Two Toronto Blue Jays stars and a 15-game winner with the Cleveland Guardians are the top candidates for the 2022 Tip O’Neill Award. The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame presents this award annually to... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Josh Naylor, Cal Quantrill, Matt Brash, Rob Thomson, Jerry White

October 16, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Cleveland Guardians slugger Josh Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) delivered an RBI double off potential World Baseball Classic teammate Jameson Taillon (whose parents are Canadian) in the 10th inning in the Guardians' 4-2 win over the New York Yankees in Game... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Bo Naylor, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Cal Quantrill, Bill Stoneman

October 2, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: – The Cleveland Guardians added catcher Bo Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) to their roster on Saturday and he made his major league debut when he replaced catcher Luke Maile in the sixth inning in the Guardians' 7-1 loss to the... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Charles Leblanc, Matt Brash, Jordan Romano, Gary Carter

Photo: Seattle Mariners July 31, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Infielder/outfielder Charles Leblanc (Laval, Que.) was called up by the Miami Marlins on Friday. The versatile 26-year-old joined fellow Canuck Zach Pop (Brampton, Ont.) on the Marlins' roster. On Saturday, Leblanc became the 12th player born... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . John Axford, Tyler O’Neill, Mike Soroka, Andre Dawson, Damaso Garcia

Right-hander John Axford (Port Dover, Ont.) would like to play for Canada at the 2023 World Baseball Classic. Photo: Baseball Canada July 10, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada -Right-hander John Axford (Port Dover, Ont.) is hoping to pitch for Canada at the 2023 World Baseball Classic. The 39-year-old right-hander hinted at that in... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Russell Martin, Josh Naylor, Cal Quantrill, Ernie Whitt

Canadian Junior National Team members (left to right) Hugh Pinkney, Sam White, Ty Hamilton, Cameron Chee-Aloy and Carson Lumley (background) chat it up with Russell Martin prior to the Toronto Blue Jays game on Canada Day. Photo: Toronto Blue Jays July 3, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada -On Canada Day at Rogers Centre, the... Continue Reading →

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