But What Do I Know? . . . Stubby Clapp, James Paxton, Mike Soroka, Larry Walker

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         It seems like a good omen that the Pittsburgh Pirates will be interviewing Windsor, Ont., native Stubby Clapp for their manager’s job this week (according to Jon Heyman of The MLB Network). After all, the last Canuck to be a full-time big league managerContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Stubby Clapp, James Paxton, Mike Soroka, Larry Walker”

But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Chris Carpenter, Champ Summers

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  Scott Crawford, director of operations at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys, Ont., is excellent at pointing out the milestones of Canadian players. On Friday evening, Montreal native Russell Martin played in his 29thContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Russell Martin, Chris Carpenter, Champ Summers”

Fergie Jenkins museum receives boost from Ontario Trillium Foundation

Courtesy of Mike Treadgold, Communications Officer, Fergie Jenkins Foundation St. Catharines – A museum bearing the name of Hall of Fame baseball player and renowned humanitarian Fergie Jenkins has received a substantial grant from the Ontario Trillium Foundation (OTF). The museum, an expansion of the Fergie Jenkins Foundation office in St. Catharines, will recognize theContinue reading “Fergie Jenkins museum receives boost from Ontario Trillium Foundation”

Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins becomes just third recipient of the key to the city of St. Catharines

Courtesy Fergie Jenkins Foundation (fergiejenkins.ca) In a surprise ceremony that took place at his 19th annual Charity Golf Classic on Friday, June 15 in St. Catharines, Hall of Fame pitcher Fergie Jenkins was presented with a key to the city by mayor Brian McMullan. The longtime Chicago Cubs ace is just the third person toContinue reading “Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins becomes just third recipient of the key to the city of St. Catharines”