Kevin Glew visits with Chris Robinson at the Great Lake Canadians' new state-of-the-art Royal Field in their hometown of Dorchester, Ont.
Hall of Famer McGriff to toss out first pitch at Blue Jays’ home opener
Former Blue Jays first baseman Fred McGriff will throw out the ceremonial first pitch prior to the Toronto Blue Jays' home opener.
A look at Albert Pujols’ Canadian connections
St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols receives a standing ovation in his first at bat of his last series at Rogers Centre on July 26. Photo: ESPN Stats/Twitter September 28, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada It seems fitting that Stubby Clapp (Windsor, Ont.) was the first to congratulate Albert Pujols after the St.... Continue Reading →
But What Do I Know? . . . Joey Votto, Terry Puhl, Cal Quantrill, Jim Fanning
Melville, Sask., native Terry Puhl (left) with former Astros GM Tal Smith at their Astros Hall of Fame induction ceremony last night at Minute Maid Park. Photo: Houston Astros/Facebook August 14, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: - Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto (Etobicoke, Ont.) is... Continue Reading →
Canadian ball hall to honour Guerrero Jr., Lott on Wednesday at Rogers Centre
Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame May 17, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release Montreal-born Toronto Blue Jays slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. will be presented with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2021 Tip O’Neill Award in a ceremony prior to the Toronto Blue Jays game against the Seattle Mariners at Rogers... Continue Reading →
Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day at Rogers Centre
Jackie Robinson starred with the Montreal Royals in 1946. Photo: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame April 14, 2022 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum will commemorate the 75th anniversary of Jackie Robinson’s major league debut with a display at Rogers Centre on Jackie Robinson Day.... Continue Reading →
But What Do I Know? . . . Joey Votto, Dalton Pompey, Nick Pivetta, Rob Thomson, Tim Raines
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto (Etobicoke, Ont.) belted his 300th major league home run on Friday. It was a two-run shot in the third inning off Chicago Cubs' right-hander Jake Arrieta in the Reds' 8-6 win at the... Continue Reading →