Fergie Jenkins to be honoured with statue in hometown of Chatham

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Fergie Jenkins beside his statue outside Wrigley Field. Photo: Fergie Jenkins/Twitter September 23, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Starting next spring, you won't have to drive to Wrigley Field to see a statue of Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins. Darrin Canniff, the mayor of Chatham, Ont., Jenkins' hometown, announced on Thursday that a... Continue Reading →

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2018 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee: Pedro Martinez

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June 16, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame will hold its first in-person induction ceremony since 2019 this Saturday in St. Marys, Ont. Four inductees will be honoured: Jeff Francis (2022), Justin Morneau (2020), Duane Ward (2020) and Pedro Martinez (2018). In the days leading up to the... Continue Reading →

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2020 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee: Justin Morneau

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Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame June 14, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame will hold its first in-person induction ceremony since 2019 this Saturday in St. Marys, Ont. Four inductees will be honoured: Jeff Francis (2022), Justin Morneau (2020), Duane Ward (2020) and Pedro Martinez (2018). In... Continue Reading →

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Labatt Park tour a must do for baseball fans

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June 7, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada By the end of my tour at Labatt Park in London, Ont., I half expected the ghosts of Mooney Gibson, Frank Colman and Stan “Gabby” Anderson to waltz out of the backroom of the Roy McKay Clubhouse. That’s a credit to the vivid details and compelling... Continue Reading →

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

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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 →

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Bill Humber appointed member of Order of Canada

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Canadian baseball historian Bill Humber has been appointed a member of the Order of Canada. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Baseball historian Bill Humber has been appointed a member of the Order of Canada. The Bowmanville, Ont., resident was one of 93 Canadians to receive that appointment from... Continue Reading →

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