But What Do I Know? . . . Jacob Robson, Joey Votto, Rowan Wick, Rheal Cormier

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Jacob Robson (Windsor, Ont.) made his MLB debut with the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. Photo: MLB.com By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: –Outfielder Jacob Robson's parents enjoyed an eight-minute helicopter ride from Windsor to Detroit to take in their son's first major league start at... Continue Reading →

Report: Detroit Tigers to call up Canadian Jacob Robson

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By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada The Detroit Tigers are set to call up Canadian outfielder Jacob Robson, according to Chris McCosky of the Detroit News. Robson, who grew up in Windsor, Ont., but was born in London, Ont., has been impressive with the Tigers’ triple-A Toledo Mud Hens this season, posting a .397 on-base... Continue Reading →

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Canadian baseball legend Reno Bertoia passes away

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Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer and Windsor baseball legend, Reno Bertoia, passed away this morning at the age of 76. He had been diagnosed with lymphoma in February. “Reno is a true Canadian icon who will be remembered forever in our Hall’s museum, and by me personally, as a kid whose Windsor roots put a... Continue Reading →

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Top Canadian Baseball Stories of 2010 – Part 2

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Here’s part two of my look back at the top Canadian baseball stories of 2010 (in no particular order): Ex-Expos broadcaster Dave Van Horne wins Ford C. Frick While Jays fans lobbied for Tom Cheek to win the Ford C. Frick Award, it has to be considered a victory for Canadian baseball that longtime Expos... Continue Reading →

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