But What Do I Know? . . . Larry Walker, Roy Halladay, Rich Butler, Mike Mussina, Bob Emslie

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: ·         Four players – Mariano Rivera, Roy Halladay, Edgar Martinez and Mike Mussina – were elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday. The good news for Maple Ridge, B.C., native Larry Walker is that he gained 88 votes (the most by anyContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Larry Walker, Roy Halladay, Rich Butler, Mike Mussina, Bob Emslie”

But What Do I Know? . . . Roy Halladay, Vladimir Guerrero, Tom Brady, Roberto Alomar

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced its 2017 induction class on Thursday. Longtime Toronto Blue Jays ace Roy Halladay and former Montreal Expos slugger Vladimir Guerrero will be inducted in a ceremony in St. Marys, Ont., on June 24, alongside long-serving Baseball Canada presidentContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Roy Halladay, Vladimir Guerrero, Tom Brady, Roberto Alomar”

But What Do I Know? . . . Ernie Banks, Tom Brady, Rocky Bridges

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • Please take a few minutes to watch Canadian baseball great Fergie Jenkins eulogize Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks, who passed away on January 23 at age 83. Banks’ funeral was held yesterday at Chicago’s Fourth Presbyterian Church. Jenkins roomed with Banks for the lastContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Ernie Banks, Tom Brady, Rocky Bridges”

But What Do I Know? … Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, Larry Walker, Earl Williams

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports): – The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame will announce its class of 2013 this week. Stay tuned to this blog for more details. – New England Patriots’ quarterback Tom Brady, who owns three Super Bowl rings,Continue reading “But What Do I Know? … Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, Larry Walker, Earl Williams”

But What Do I Know? … Travis Snider, Cito Gaston, Tom Brady

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:  It’s safe to say that Travis Snider won’t be one of the featured speakers at the “Thank You Cito” ceremony tomorrow night at the Rogers Centre. Gaston’s use of the Jays’ top prospect has been incomprehensible this season. When he hasn’t been onContinue reading “But What Do I Know? … Travis Snider, Cito Gaston, Tom Brady”