Legendary Blue Jays manager Cito Gaston should be elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame Sunday. But his fate is in the voters' hands.
Who has been the Blue Jays’ best starting pitcher in the postseason? It’s not Dave Stieb, Jimmy Key, Jack Morris or Marco Estrada.
Tom Henke is the best relief pitcher in Toronto Blue Jays history. He should be on the Blue Jays Level of Excellence at Rogers Centre.
Kevin Glew catches up with Rance Mulliniks whose skills and smarts helped transform the Blue Jays into contenders in the 80s and early 90s.
Rance Mulliniks, who played with both George Brett and John Olerud, discusses what it will take for someone to bat .400 in a MLB season.
Bob Bailey was the hero of the Montreal Expos' first spring training game. By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Some Canadian baseball news and notes: -Fifty-three years ago today, the Montreal Expos played their first spring training game. They defeated the Kansas City Royals 9-8 in front of 1,768 fans in a road game at... Continue Reading →
Dave Parker played 13 games for the Toronto Blue Jays in 1991 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Do you remember when the Cobra was a Blue Jay? No one would blame if you don't. After all, Dave Parker was only a Blue Jay for three weeks 30 years ago. But in that short tenure... Continue Reading →
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: The National Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its class of 2017 on Wednesday at 6 p.m. ET and it’s looking as though Montreal Expos legend Tim Raines will finally be elected. Thanks to the hard-working Ryan Thibodaux, who documents baseball writers’ ballots that have... Continue Reading →
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Believe it or not, after Blue Jays centre fielder Kevin Pillar made an ill-advised dive for a line drive hit by Billy Burns in the eighth inning in Thursday’s game against Oakland that turned what should’ve been a single into a triple, there were... Continue Reading →
[twitter-follow screen_name='coopincanada'] My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective: - Two of Canada's greatest baseball players took to Twitter this morning to express their thoughts on the Canadian men's Olympic hockey team's 3-0 victory over Sweden in the gold medal game. "GO CRAZY PEOPLE! GO CRAZY! #canadagold," tweeted Larry... Continue Reading →