On Saturday, I was very fortunate to receive the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's 2023 Randy Echlin Lifetime Volunteer Achievement Award.
My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: · Like father, like son. At least, that would be the dream scenario for the Toronto Blue Jays as their top prospect, Vladimir Guerrero Jr., is in Cooperstown for his father’s National Baseball Hall of Fame induction this weekend. We all know how great the... Continue Reading →
Courtesy of http://baseballhalloffame.ca/ St. Marys – The 2013 James “Tip” O’Neill Award will be presented to Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto on Wednesday, April 16 during a pre-game ceremony at The Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati. The Tip O’Neill Award is presented annually by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame to the player judged... Continue Reading →
The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame has launched its 2014 membership drive. Now in its 15th year in St. Marys, Ont., the Canuck ball shrine is hoping to increase its number of members by 20 per cent heading into what’s destined to be the most exciting year in the Hall’s history. “If everything goes as... Continue Reading →
Peter Bean, the director of fan engagement at the Canadian Baseball Network, has completed some excellent podcasts in advance of this weekend's Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame festivities. They are definitely worth a listen. Here are the links: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame director of operations Scott Crawford talks about the weekend's festivities: http://www.canadianbaseballnetwork.com/articles/podcast-hall-of-fame-weekend-preview/... Continue Reading →
My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories: Information travels at light speed on the Internet these days. But just when I thought I couldn’t add anything more to the story of Joey Votto becoming the third Canadian to win a big league MVP award (Larry Walker 1997, Justin Morneau 2006),... Continue Reading →