But What Do I Know? . . . Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome, Fergie Jenkins, Dalton Pompey

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 theContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Vladimir Guerrero, Jim Thome, Fergie Jenkins, Dalton Pompey”

Votto to receive Tip O’Neill Award on Wednesday in Cincinnati

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 judgedContinue reading “Votto to receive Tip O’Neill Award on Wednesday in Cincinnati”

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame launches 2014 membership drive

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 asContinue reading “Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame launches 2014 membership drive”

These Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame podcasts are definitely worth a listen

  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 “These Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame podcasts are definitely worth a listen”

But What Do I Know? … Joey Votto, Rajai Davis, Lyle Overbay

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 “But What Do I Know? … Joey Votto, Rajai Davis, Lyle Overbay”