HALL OF FAMER STEVE ROGERS

  • October 26, 2016
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Selected by the Montreal Expos in the first round of the 1971 amateur draft (Secondary Phase), Steve Rogers made minor league stops in Winnipeg and Quebec City prior to...

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HALL OF FAMER PHIL MARCHILDON

  • October 25, 2016
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While working in the Creighton Mine in Sudbury and starring for the company ball team, Phil Marchildon was convinced to try out with the International League’s Toronto Maple Leafs...

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HALL OF FAMER JACK KENT COOKE

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A natural salesman, Jack Kent Cooke was born in Hamilton but moved to The Beaches area in Toronto in 1921. By age 14, he was a successful door-to-door encyclopedia...

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ARCHER’S 1910 CUBS VS GRANEY’S 1920 INDIANS

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Hall of Famers Jimmy Archer and Jack Graney are the only two Canadians to play for the Cubs and Indians in the World Series. Archer played 1st base and...

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CANADIANS IN THE WORLD SERIES

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Twenty different Canadians have played in the World Championship since 1884. The modern World Series didn’t start until 1903, but MLB did host World Championships prior to that. Of...

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CANADIANS WHO PLAYED FOR THE CHICAGO CUBS FRANCHISE

  • October 24, 2016
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Twenty-two Canadians have played for the Chicago Cubs franchise from 1876-2016 (including Colts, Orphans, White Stockings) The most famous Canadian to play for Chicago is legendary Fergie Jenkins. Fergie...

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HALL OF FAMER GEORGE BELL

  • October 21, 2016
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Born in 1959 in San Pedro De Macoris, Dominican Republic, Bell remains the only Blue Jay to win the American League MVP Award. His monster 1987 campaign – that...

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BLUE JAYS’ BEESTON AWARDED YORK UNIVERSITY HONOURARY DEGREE

  • October 19, 2016
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A former Toronto Blue Jays president and an advocate of Japanese-Canadian culture will receive honourary degrees from York University this month. Paul Beeston will receive an Honourary Doctor of...

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HALL OF FAMER FATHER RONALD CULLEN

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After landing a position at Windsor’s Assumption High School in 1948, Father Ronald Cullen dedicated over 50 years of service to the city. With an approach emphasizing discipline, the...

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INDUCTEE BILLY HARRIS SCHOLARSHIP FUND

  • October 18, 2016
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The Billy Harris Scholarship Fund was created by Rick Harris, WCCC’s Youth Development & Recreation Manager, as a tribute to his late father, professional baseball player Billy Harris.  Money...

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