Where have you gone, Paul Serna? That's the question collectors attempting to collect autographed 1983 Topps Baseball cards are asking.
Five fun facts about . . . Luis Leal
By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Thirty-eight years ago yesterday, Luis Leal tossed a two-hit shutout for the Toronto Blue Jays in their 8-0 win over the eventual American League West champion Chicago White Sox on a steamy night at Comiskey Park. It was the 26-year-old right-hander’s first major league shutout. “It was warm like... Continue Reading →
But What Do I Know? . . . Mother Watson, Joey Votto, Roy Halladay, Pat Borders, Dennis Martinez
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: · Happy Mother’s Day to all the moms out there, including my mom, Glenyce Glew, who if there was a Hall of Fame for moms, she should be the first inducted! According to Baseball Reference, there has only been one player named “Mother” that has... Continue Reading →
But What Do I Know? . . . Carlos Delgado, Gene Tenace, Dave Bergman
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Carlos Delgado, who was announced as one of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2015 inductees on Wednesday, has proven once again that he’s a classier guy than me. In 2003, Delgado belted 42 home runs and led the American League in RBI (145)... Continue Reading →