Ex-Expos and Ex-Blue Jays: Whatever happened to? . . . Balor Moore

By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Balor Moore says he pitched in so many Canadian cities during his professional baseball career that he’s likely eligible to receive monthly social security payments from Canada. “It wouldn’t be big money, but it would pay for my golf,” joked the now 65-year-old Texas native, who not only toedContinue reading “Ex-Expos and Ex-Blue Jays: Whatever happened to? . . . Balor Moore”

1981 Montreal Expos: Whatever happened to … Jerry White

These days, Jerry White is the first base coach of the Minnesota Twins, but a big part of his heart will always be with the Montreal Expos. A valuable outfielder during his 10 seasons (1974 to 1983) with the Expos, the California native loved playing in Montreal. “It was a beautiful city,” he said inContinue reading “1981 Montreal Expos: Whatever happened to … Jerry White”

Top Canadian Baseball Stories of 2010 – Part 2

Here’s part two of my look back at the top Canadian baseball stories of 2010 (in no particular order): Ex-Expos broadcaster Dave Van Horne wins Ford C. Frick While Jays fans lobbied for Tom Cheek to win the Ford C. Frick Award, it has to be considered a victory for Canadian baseball that longtime ExposContinue reading “Top Canadian Baseball Stories of 2010 – Part 2”

New Hall of Famer Andre Dawson played in Lethbridge and Quebec City

As thousands gather in Cooperstown this weekend to celebrate the induction of longtime Montreal Expo Andre Dawson into the National Baseball Hall of Fame, I thought I would reflect on The Hawk’s minor league stops in Canada. Dawson’s storied big league career has been well-documented. In the pre-steroid era, the five-tool outfielder belted 438 homers,Continue reading “New Hall of Famer Andre Dawson played in Lethbridge and Quebec City”