Remembering the former Montreal Expos that died in 2021

Former Montreal Expos pitcher Jim "Mudcat" Grant died on June 11. By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Four former Montreal Expos pitchers, two first basemen, an ex-manager and a beloved coach died in 2021. As the end of the year approaches, let’s take a moment to remember them. Ron Johnson, first baseman, January 26, age... Continue Reading →

Former Expos reliever Mike Marshall passes away at 78

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Former Montreal Expos closer Mike Marshall passed away on June 1 at the age of 78 from complications from Alzheimer's disease. The Los Angeles Dodgers reported his death on their Twitter account after being notified by Marshall's daughter Rebekah. Marshall died in hospice care in Zephyrhills, Fla. Durable, outspoken... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Tim Raines, Edwin Encarnacion, Rance Mulliniks, Delino DeShields

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: The National Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its class of 2017 on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET and it’s looking as though Montreal Expos legend Tim Raines will finally be elected. Thanks to the hard-working Ryan Thibodaux, who documents baseball writers’ ballots that have... Continue Reading →

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