Labatt Park tour a must do for baseball fans

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June 7, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada By the end of my tour at Labatt Park in London, Ont., I half expected the ghosts of Mooney Gibson, Frank Colman and Stan “Gabby” Anderson to waltz out of the backroom of the Roy McKay Clubhouse. That’s a credit to the vivid details and compelling... Continue Reading →

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Five things you should know about . . . Travis Fryman

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By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada When most people think of Travis Fryman, they remember him as a steady, productive Gold Glove Award-winning third baseman for the Detroit Tigers and Cleveland Indians. But to me, Fryman will always be a fresh-faced 20-year-old shortstop for the double-A London Tigers at Labatt Park. I was a baseball-crazed... Continue Reading →

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Tours of historic Labatt Park to be offered this summer

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Beginning this summer, Labatt Memorial Park, home of the London Majors and the world’s oldest baseball diamond, will be offering exclusive behind the scenes public tours of this legendary facility. Photo: Tourism London Official Tourism London News Release London, Ont. – Beginning this summer, Labatt Memorial Park, home of the London Majors and the world’s... Continue Reading →

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And the Winner is…London!

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Courtesy of Adam Morrissette at Baseball Canada OTTAWA- Baseball Canada is pleased to announce the winner of Canada’s Favourite Ballpark contest is Labatt Park in London, Ontario. During a two-week voting period, where over 19,000 votes were cast, Labatt Park narrowly edged out Port Arthur Stadium in Thunder Bay, Ontario. “Baseball Canada congratulates Labatt Park... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Vernon Wells, Fred Lewis, Bert Blyleven

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My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  This quote from Vernon Wells in Richard Griffin’s article in today’s Toronto Star reiterates why I don’t mind V-Dub being paid $126 million: “I think the most important thing about getting contracts like this is you get to go out and do so... Continue Reading →

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