But What Do I Know? . . . Vern Handrahan, Eric Hinske, James Paxton

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: My condolences to the family of Charlottetown, P.E.I., native and ex-big leaguer Vern Handrahan who passed away after a long battle with cancer on Wednesday at the age of 79. One of just three big league players from P.E.I. (George Wood (Pownal, P.E.I.) and HenryContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Vern Handrahan, Eric Hinske, James Paxton”

Tom McKee, first TV voice of the Toronto Blue Jays, dies

Tom McKee, a member of the Toronto Blue Jays inaugural TV broadcast team, died on Monday at age 76. He passed away at the Southlake Regional Hospital in Newmarket, Ont., after a lengthy illness. Best known to baseball fans for his work on Jays’ telecasts – first on camera and later as a producer –Continue reading “Tom McKee, first TV voice of the Toronto Blue Jays, dies”