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37 CANADIANS IN BIG-LEAGUE CAMPS
Thursday, 23 Feb, 2012 – 18:43
37 CANADIANS IN BIG-LEAGUE CAMPS

 By: Baseball Canada
OTTAWA-Thirty-seven Canadians will be in big-league camp as Spring Training opens this week across Florida and Arizona in preparation for the 2012 baseball season.
Twenty-six Canadians saw action in the big-leagues during 2011, marking …

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LARRY WALKER AND CANADIAN BALL HALL PARTNER FOR 2ND YEAR OF TROPHY LINE
Thursday, 23 Feb, 2012 – 9:31
LARRY WALKER AND CANADIAN BALL HALL PARTNER FOR 2ND YEAR OF TROPHY LINE

London’s Nothers Signs & Recognitions to market unique award Canada-wide

 
St. Marys – Larry Walker has agreed to lend his image and signature to a second series of team trophies available Canada-wide through Nothers Signs and …

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BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING BEGINS IN ST. MARYS MARCH 2ND
Wednesday, 22 Feb, 2012 – 13:58
BASEBALL SPRING TRAINING BEGINS IN ST. MARYS MARCH 2ND

Baseball Spring Training begins in St. Marys March 2nd
10th consecutive year of free indoor clinics
St. Marys – More than a hundred baseball and softball players are expected to start their own spring training on Friday, …

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HALL OF FAMER SPARKY ANDERSON
Wednesday, 22 Feb, 2012 – 8:12
HALL OF FAMER SPARKY ANDERSON

Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1953, Sparky Anderson advanced to the Triple-A Montreal Royals in 1956, where he hit .298 and rapped out 135 hits. After toiling with the Pacific Coast League’s Los Angeles …

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FANNING ADDED TO CANADA’S ROSTER
Saturday, 18 Feb, 2012 – 18:08
FANNING ADDED TO CANADA’S ROSTER

Expos icon, Blue Jays ambassador of baseball officially gains citizenship at 84
 
St. Marys – After living 43 years in Canada while carrying a USA passport, Jim Fanning officially became a Canadian citizen at 1:30pm on …

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CANADIAN BALL HALL’S STATEMENT ON GARY CARTER
Saturday, 18 Feb, 2012 – 8:12
CANADIAN BALL HALL’S STATEMENT ON GARY CARTER

St. Marys – Gary Carter took the tough hops and thanked God for the compliment. He was an inspiration to Canadians and fans beyond our border, on the field, off the field, and throughout his …

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2001 HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER PASSES AWAY
Thursday, 16 Feb, 2012 – 17:35
2001 HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER PASSES AWAY

By Anthony DiComo / MLB.com
NEW YORK — Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter passed away Thursday after a lengthy battle with brain cancer. He was 57.
Best known for his role on the 1986 World Series champion Mets and …

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BALL HALL TO ENSRINE STAUB, MELVIN, CORMIER AND TEAM CANADA
Tuesday, 14 Feb, 2012 – 12:00
BALL HALL TO ENSRINE STAUB, MELVIN, CORMIER AND TEAM CANADA

“Le Grand Orange” was the original face of the Montreal Expos
St. Marys – The original face of the Montreal Expos, the current mastermind of the uprising Milwaukee Brewers, the legendary lefthander from Moncton, New Brunswick, …

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HALL OF FAMER ARTHUR IRWIN
Tuesday, 14 Feb, 2012 – 11:59
HALL OF FAMER ARTHUR IRWIN

Arthur Irwin played sandlot baseball in Toronto, before moving to Boston at age 15. Signed by the National League’s Worcester Ruby Legs, the young Canadian made his major league debut on May 1, 1880. The …

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HALL OF FAMER OSCAR JUDD
Tuesday, 14 Feb, 2012 – 11:55
HALL OF FAMER OSCAR JUDD

After leading Ingersoll and Guelph to Ontario championships, Oscar Judd played in seven different pro and semi-pro leagues prior to his major league debut in 1941. His minor league odyssey included stints in the Cubs …

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