But What Do I Know? . . . Roy Halladay, Paul Calvert, Leo Durocher, Larry Walker

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         A big thank you to Andrew and Elena North for the time and effort they put into organizing the second annual Canadian Baseball History Symposium in St. Marys, Ont., this weekend. Yesterday was chock full of fascinating presentations about everything from Canadian baseball during... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Scott Richmond, Tim Wallach, Joey Votto

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: Congratulations to Vancouver, B.C., native and ex-Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Scott Richmond for helping the EDA Rhinos capture the Taiwan Series championship yesterday. The 37-year-old right-hander won nine games and hurled 152-2/3 innings for the Chinese Professional Baseball League club and was named the league’s... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Mark Shapiro, Russell Martin, Cito Gaston

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: Plenty of criticism was levelled at Toronto Blue Jays president Mark Shapiro last off-season when the club did not re-sign David Price. Of course, in hindsight, given that J.A. Happ outperformed Price this season and Price’s post-season struggles have continued, it’s now easy to applaud... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? . . . Mark Buehrle, Fergie Jenkins, Joe Siddall

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My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Leave it to Dr. Seuss to summarize what the feelings of Toronto Blue Jays fans should be after their club’s exciting 2015 season ended on Friday: “Don’t cry because it’s over. Smile because it happened.” • You can’t help but admire and respect left-hander... Continue Reading →

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But What Do I Know? … Jason Motte, Ernie Whitt, Jose Bautista

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My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  There are no Canadians playing in this year’s World Series, but Cardinals closer Jason Motte was born in Port Huron, Mich., just across the border from Sarnia, Ont. The bearded stopper is a spitting image of Hall... Continue Reading →

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Dick Williams’ “Impossible Dream” began in Toronto

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(I'm re-posting this entry. This was the first blog entry I wrote before I went public with my blog.) In his candid biography “No More Mr. Nice Guy,” Dick Williams admits he was a “designated smart ass” during his playing career. A chronic shoulder injury hampered him as a player and eventually relegated him to... Continue Reading →

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