But What Do I Know? . . . Gary Woods, Jonathan Papelbon, Bruce Chen

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Gary Woods, who played centre field and batted fifth in the first game in Toronto Blue Jays history, passed away of a heart attack on Thursday at the age of 60. You can read my full obituary on Woods here. The former Jays outfielderContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Gary Woods, Jonathan Papelbon, Bruce Chen”

But What Do I Know? . . . James Paxton, Brad Mills, Mickey Sinks

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • With his victory over the Detroit Tigers on Friday, Richmond, B.C., native James Paxton has won the first six decisions of his big league career. Surprisingly, this is not a Canadian record. Toronto, Ont., native Jesse Crain won the first 11 decisions of hisContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . James Paxton, Brad Mills, Mickey Sinks”

Toronto Sun baseball writer, Bob Elliott, honoured with Jack Graney Award

With all due respect to Jack Graney, the award the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame presents to a member of the media that has made significant contributions to baseball in Canada could be renamed the Bob Elliott Award. No writer or broadcaster has supported baseball in our country as passionately and skillfully as the venerableContinue reading “Toronto Sun baseball writer, Bob Elliott, honoured with Jack Graney Award”