Canadian major leaguers to watch as 2022 season begins

April 8, 2022 Official Baseball Canada News Release OTTAWA – The 2022 Major League Baseball regular season is underway and it’s time to take our annual look at which Canadians are on MLB rosters to start the season. Sixteen Canadians saw action in the big leagues in 2021 with a modern-day record 26 Canadians appearing... 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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