My weekly Canadian baseball news "But What Do I Know?" column discusses Joey Votto, Edouard Julien and James Paxton.
December 1, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Hall of Fame right-hander Gaylord Perry passed away on Thursday morning at the age of 84. He reportedly died at his home in Gaffney, S.C., of natural causes. Perry and Fergie Jenkins (Chatham, Ont.) forged a fast friendship when they pitched together on two... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada You could say that Danny Gallagher has hit a grand slam with his latest Montreal Expos book, "Bases Loaded." The veteran author, who has penned seven previous Expos books, has hit another one out of the park doing what he does best - tenaciously tracking down some less-talked-about or... Continue Reading →
Gaylord Perry and Fergie Jenkins forged a fast friendship when they pitched together on two mediocre Texas Rangers teams in 1975 and 1980. And when you stop to think about it, it's easy to understand why these two pitching legends hit it off. Both were workhorse right-handers whose goal in every start was to toss... Continue Reading →
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Bill James, baseball's most influential statistician, ranks him as the greatest second baseman in major league history, and fans that watched Joe Morgan play at Jarry Park would probably agree. In 43 games at the old Montreal ballpark, the 5-foot-7, 160-pound second baseman clubbed seven homers and recorded a... Continue Reading →