Strong list of candidate for Canadian ball hall’s Tip O’Neill Award


November 19, 2021 Official Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame News Release St. Marys, Ont. – It’s likely the strongest crop of Tip O’Neill Award candidates in the history of the award. Six players born in Canada enjoyed outstanding major league seasons in 2021. Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Montreal, Que.) challenged for... Continue Reading →


But What Do I Know? . . . Jamie Romak, Tyler O’Neill, Claude Raymond, Fred McGriff


By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: -Jamie Romak (London, Ont.) announced his retirement from professional baseball on Saturday. Jeeho Yoo, of the YonHap News, reported Romak's decision on Twitter last night. The 36-year-old Canuck, who won the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame's Tip O'Neill Award... Continue Reading →


O’Neill named Gold Glove Award finalist


By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Langley Blaze and Junior National Team graduate Tyler O’Neill has been named a finalist for the National League Gold Glove Award for left fielders. Rawlings announced its Gold Glove Award finalists on Thursday. O’Neill (Maple Ridge, B.C.) won the Gold Glove Award for National League left fielders last year... Continue Reading →


Three Canadians named 2021 Silver Slugger Award finalists


By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Three players born in Canada were among the finalists for the 2021 Silver Slugger awards, announced by Louisville Slugger on Monday. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (Montreal, Que.) and Joey Votto (Etobicoke, Ont.) are finalists at the first base position in the American League and National League respectively, while Tyler O’Neill... Continue Reading →


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