COMMEMORATING BASEBALL PIONEER JACKIE ROBINSON’S MONTREAL HOME
Tuesday, 1 Mar, 2011 – 9:32
COMMEMORATING BASEBALL PIONEER JACKIE ROBINSON’S MONTREAL HOME

A modest apartment in Montreal that was once an informal honeymoon suite for Jackie and Rachel Robinson is being recognized as an important piece of baseball history and a northern outpost of the American civil …

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HALL OF FAMER SPARKY ANDERSON
Tuesday, 22 Feb, 2011 – 9:03
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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BLACK HISTORY MONTH – HALL OF FAMER JOE CARTER
Tuesday, 22 Feb, 2011 – 8:58
BLACK HISTORY MONTH – HALL OF FAMER JOE CARTER

Forever remembered for his World Series-winning home run in 1993, Joe Carter remains one of the most popular players in Toronto Blue Jays history. Growing up in Oklahoma City, Carter excelled at baseball, basketball, football …

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CANADIAN RECORDS
Tuesday, 15 Feb, 2011 – 12:23
CANADIAN RECORDS

Justin Morneau or Joey Votto?
Each have an MVP (Morneau 2006 & Votto 2010). Each have been an All-Star (Morneau 2007,08,09,10 & Votto in 2010).
Morneau holds the Canadian Single Season record for 1st baseman in G …

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH – HALL OF FAMER ANDRE DAWSON
Tuesday, 15 Feb, 2011 – 11:55
BLACK HISTORY MONTH – HALL OF FAMER ANDRE DAWSON

Andre Dawson was a standout at Florida A&M University when he was spotted by Montreal Expos scout, Bill Adair, who would convince his employers to select the Miami native in the 11th round of the …

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CANADIANS IN 2011
Monday, 14 Feb, 2011 – 10:47
CANADIANS IN 2011

In 2010 there were 21 Canadians playing MLB!
BC-Jason Bay, Ryan Dempster, Jeff Francis, Rich Harden, Blake Hawksworth, Justin Morneau, Scott Mathieson, Mike Nickeas and Mike Saunders
ON-John Axford, Jesse Crain, Shawn Hill, George Kottaras, Russell Martin, …

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HALL OF FAMER OSCAR JUDD
Monday, 14 Feb, 2011 – 10:02
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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HALL OF FAMER ARTHUR IRWIN
Monday, 14 Feb, 2011 – 9:59
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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MONSIEUR BASEBALL RON PICHE LOSES BATTLE WITH CANCER
Friday, 11 Feb, 2011 – 10:01
MONSIEUR BASEBALL RON PICHE LOSES BATTLE WITH CANCER

THANK YOU RON. YOU WILL BE MISSED GREATLY!
 
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Montreal – It is with heavy hearts that we announce the passing of 1988 inductee Ron Piché earlier this afternoon.  The Quebec baseball legend lost a lengthy battle …

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH – HALL OF FAMER CITO GASTON
Friday, 11 Feb, 2011 – 9:59
BLACK HISTORY MONTH – HALL OF FAMER CITO GASTON

Signed by the Milwaukee Braves in 1964, Cito Gaston would play 11 seasons in the majors. His finest campaign came with the San Diego Padres in 1970, when he hit .318 with 29 home runs …

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