HALL OF FAMER REGGIE CLEVELAND

At age 14, Reggie Cleveland, already six feet tall, was pitching against players several years older than him. The fast-growing right-hander was discovered in Swift Current by carnival operator,...

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HALL OF FAMER RON PICHE

It was Quebec baseball legend Roland Gladu who signed hard-throwing right-hander Ron Piche to a contract with the Milwaukee Braves in 1955. After minor league stops in Lawton, Eau...

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TOP OF THE TENTH: NEWS FROM THE CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME

TOP OF THE TENTH Induction weekend is just a month away! Three exciting days of events include:  VIP Pitch Talks in Toronto at The Rec Room (beside Rogers Centre)...

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STATEMENT FROM CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME

  • May 16, 2018
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In response to the recent remarks by Joey Votto, the CBHFM was initially disappointed with his answer on a recent podcast to a question regarding Canadian baseball. Much like...

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HALL OF FAMER ROY HALLADAY

  • May 14, 2018
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Born in 1977 in Denver, Colo., Halladay was the Blue Jays’ first-round pick (17th overall) in the 1995 major league amateur draft. On September 27, 1998, in his second big...

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HALL OF FAMER DENNIS MARTINEZ

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Born in 1954 in Granada, Nicaragua, Martinez recorded 100 wins (second-most in franchise history) in parts of eight seasons with the Montreal Expos from 1986 to 1993. The durable...

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HALL OF FAMER JIMMY ARCHER

Born in Dublin, Ireland, Jimmy Archer moved with his family to Montreal as a baby and relocated to Toronto when he was three. At age 20, the young catcher...

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HALL OF FAMER FELIPE ALOU

Alou was part of the Expos organization as a player, instructor or manager for 27 of its 36 years of existence. The highly respected baseball man joined the Expos...

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HALL OF FAMER GEORGE KNOTTY LEE

A true Canadian baseball pioneer, Knotty Lee devoted close to 50 years to the game as a player, manager, scout and league organizer. The Toronto native earned his nickname...

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HALL OF FAMER ALLAN ROTH

  • May 10, 2018
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Allan Roth, born in Montreal on May 10, 1917, made a pitch to Branch Rickey in 1944 that made the case for opinions such as on-base percentage being more...

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