These Blue Jays stars were originally drafted by who?


You probably know that John Olerud played with the Mets from 1997 to 1999, but did you know that he was draft by the Mets in 1986? By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada Last week, while listening to former big leaguer Bret Boone interview John Olerud for his podcast, I learned that Olerud was originally... Continue Reading →

Blue Jays legend Tony Fernandez passes away at 57


Toronto Blue Jays legend and Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Tony Fernandez has passed away at the age of 57. He had been in an induced coma in a Miami hospital due to complications from a kidney disease since early February. In recent days, Fernandez had shown some signs of improvement, but according to... Continue Reading →


But What Do I Know? . . . Mel Stottlemyre, Tim Raines, Larry Walker, Steve Christmas, Rickey Henderson


My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: Please send good vibes and strength to Mel Stottlemyre, the father of former Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Todd Stottlemyre. In a Facebook post on Friday, the ex-Blue Jays hurler shared that his 75-year-old father is fighting for his life. “Calling all prayer warriors during this... Continue Reading →


But What Do I Know? … Mike Flanagan, Brett Lawrie, John Axford


My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):  No one will ever truly know what drove former Blue Jay Mike Flanagan to take his own life last Wednesday, but it’s clear that he had a profound impact on his teammates. Both Tom Henke and Todd... Continue Reading →


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