Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum set to open on May 1

Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame April 26, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release After two pandemic shortened years, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum is set to open for its first full season since 2019 on Sunday, May 1. “The past two years have been extremely challenging for us,” said... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Cal Quantrill, Jordan Romano, Fergie Jenkins, Tony Fernandez

April 24, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Right-hander Cal Quantrill (Port Hope, Ont.) was activated by the Cleveland Guardians in time to make his start against the New York Yankees at Yankee Stadium on Saturday. The Ontario Terriers and Junior National Team alum had been placed... Continue Reading →

Dalton Pompey signs with Guelph Royals of the Intercounty Baseball League

March 25, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Former Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Dalton Pompey (Mississauga, Ont.) has signed with the Intercounty Baseball League’s Guelph Royals. The deal was announced by the Royals on social media on Thursday. "We are very excited to welcome Dalton to the ball club and into our community," said... Continue Reading →

But What Do I Know? . . . Derek Aucoin, Fergie Jenkins, Rich Butler, Carlton Fisk

Derek Aucoin was the first member of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's board of directors from Quebec. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -Derek Aucoin lit up a room when he walked into it. The former Montreal Expo... Continue Reading →

Canadian Jack Graney wins the National Baseball Hall of Fame’s Ford C. Frick Award

Jack Graney. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada St. Thomas, Ont., native Jack Graney has been named the winner of the National Baseball Hall of Fame's 2022 Ford C. Frick Award, which is presented annually for broadcasting excellence. With the honour, Graney becomes the first winner of the award... Continue Reading →

Long Reads: 1941: DiMaggio, Williams and the Canadian that became the American League’s first 20-20-20 player

Jeff Heath. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Fate and, some would say, karma, attempted to humble Jeff Heath. For no matter what the brash, broad-shouldered Canadian-born slugger did on a professional baseball field – and much of it was remarkable – he always seemed to be overshadowed. It’s... Continue Reading →

Family of Marty Healy donates his collection to Canadian ball hall

Marty Healy’s family - from left to right: Paul (brother), Ricky (brother), Wendy (sister), Millie (mother), Martin (father) - made the trek to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on November 8 to donate their brother’s and son’s extensive collection of jerseys worn by Canadian major leaguers. That's Canadian baseball historian Andrew North on the... Continue Reading →

Register for free to watch Canadian ball hall’s virtual induction ceremony Nov. 16

Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum’s class of 2021, which consists of 16 individuals and one team, will be inducted in a virtual ceremony on Tuesday, November 16 at 7 p.m. E.T. Along with the induction ceremony, the winners of the... Continue Reading →

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