Kevin Glew offers some mid-week Canadian baseball news and notes about Matt Brash, Denzel Clarke and Nolan Machibroda.
The 1997 National League Cy Young Award won by Montreal Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez will be one of the new artifacts on display at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., when it opens for the season on May 3.
The 1952 Topps Mickey Mantle card Rick Finlay pulled from a pack as a kid in Pickering, Ont., recently netted him over $100,000.
December 13, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Happy 80th Birthday to Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins! I tell anyone who will listen that everyone in our country should know who Fergie Jenkins is. His story should be taught in schools, his face should be on our money and he should be featured on... Continue Reading →
December 11, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Cleveland Guardians slugger Josh Naylor (Mississauga, Ont.) is giving back to his hometown this December. Naylor and his youth travel team are supporting the Shoe Box Project, which fills shoeboxes with gifts for women in emergency shelters and temporary... Continue Reading →
Canadian Baseball History Conference organizer Andrew North shares a story with the attendees at the conference in Windsor, Ont. on the weekend. Photo: Scott Crawford November 15, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The fifth annual Canadian Baseball History Conference took place in Windsor, Ont., on the weekend. Organized by Andrew North - the... Continue Reading →
Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins would like to move his foundation and museum to his hometown of Chatham, Ont. Photo: CTV News Windsor October 4, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada In a sad turn of events, Canadian baseball legend Fergie Jenkins is taking legal action against the foundation in his name to retrieve... Continue Reading →
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 →