But What Do I Know? . . . Tim Raines, Scott Thorman, Drew Storen

My weekly observations and notes about some Canadian baseball stories: • There was good news and bad news for Montreal Expos great Tim Raines when the National Baseball Hall of Fame voting results were announced on Wednesday. The bad news is that the speedy former outfielder did not receive the 75 per cent support fromContinue reading “But What Do I Know? . . . Tim Raines, Scott Thorman, Drew Storen”

Great Canadian Baseball Moments: September 9, 1945 – Toronto native Dick Fowler becomes the first – and still only – Canadian to throw a big league no-hitter

No one could’ve predicted that Toronto-born right-hander Dick Fowler would make history on September 9, 1945. Just eight days earlier, the 6-foot-4 hurler had returned from a three-year term in the Canadian army and in three ensuing relief appearances, he had been lit up for 11 runs in 11-2/3 innings. “I came out of theContinue reading “Great Canadian Baseball Moments: September 9, 1945 – Toronto native Dick Fowler becomes the first – and still only – Canadian to throw a big league no-hitter”