But What Do I Know? . . . Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Jack Graney, Paul Beeston, Dave Stieb

July 22, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada You are receiving my weekly column of Canadian baseball news and notes on Friday this week because I have a commitment on Sunday. Hope you have a great weekend! -For me, the best moment of the Major League Baseball All-Star Game on Tuesday was when Vladimir... Continue Reading →

Long Reads: From the Army to the A’s, Dick Fowler was first Canadian to throw a MLB no-hitter

Dick Fowler. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada No one could’ve predicted that Dick Fowler would make history on September 9, 1945. Just eight days earlier, the 6-foot-4 Toronto native had returned to the Philadelphia A’s pitching staff after a 30-month term in the Canadian Army. Though Fowler had... Continue Reading →

From my Sympatico.ca Blog – MLB’s best “Valentines”

Happy Valentine’s Day to you! So who is the best Valentine to play in the big leagues? It is Bobby? Ellis? Fred? Corky? Or maybe Joe? Here’s a link to my ranking: http://www.thecheapseats.ca/2012/02/major-league-baseballs-best-valentines.html P.S. I also discovered an early 20th century player named Slim Love. By sheer coincidence his name is the title of my... Continue Reading →

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