HALL OF FAMER JIMMY WILLIAMS
Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 – 20:47
HALL OF FAMER JIMMY WILLIAMS

As a teen, Jimmy Williams was a multi-sport star at Toronto’s De La Salle College School, excelling in hockey, football, lacrosse and baseball. He was soon signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers and would play in …

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HALL OF FAMER TIP O’NEILL
Wednesday, 25 May, 2011 – 20:46
HALL OF FAMER TIP O’NEILL

James “Tip” O’Neill

“Tip” O’Neill honed his baseball skills in the ballroom of his parents’ hotel in Woodstock during his youth. After starring locally, nationally and internationally with barnstorming teams, the gifted youngster was signed by …

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PERSEVERANCE PAYS OFF FOR MAGNUSON
Thursday, 19 May, 2011 – 11:57
PERSEVERANCE PAYS OFF FOR MAGNUSON

By Tom Green/mlb.com
OAKLAND — Trystan Magnuson has come a long way since high school and college.
The towering right-handed pitcher was cut from the junior varsity team at duPont Manual High School in Louisville, Ky., and …

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HALL OF FAMER REGGIE CLEVELAND
Thursday, 19 May, 2011 – 10:53
HALL OF FAMER REGGIE CLEVELAND

At age 14, Reggie Cleveland, already six feet tall, was pitching against players several years older than him. The tall right-hander was discovered in Swift Current by carnival operator, Sam Shapiro, who encouraged his friend, …

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HALL OF FAMER RON PICHE
Thursday, 19 May, 2011 – 10:39
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 Claire, Evansville, Jacksonville and Louisville, Piche …

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HALL OF FAMER JIMMY ARCHER
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 11:11
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 made his professional baseball debut in …

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HALL OF FAMER GEORGE “KNOTTY” LEE
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 11:08
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 when his father noticed his spitball …

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HALL OF FAMER ALLAN ROTH
Friday, 13 May, 2011 – 11:05
HALL OF FAMER ALLAN ROTH

“My father’s induction into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame is a great thrill for my mother, and a huge honour for our entire family, and we will be proud to participate in St. Marys” …

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AQUAFINA PITCH, HIT, RUN CONTEST RETURNS TO ST. MARYS ON MAY 15
Monday, 9 May, 2011 – 8:56
AQUAFINA PITCH, HIT, RUN CONTEST RETURNS TO ST. MARYS ON MAY 15

Boys & girls 7-14 given chance to advance to Rogers Centre
St. Marys – Boys and girls aged 7-14 will be given a chance to show their wares on the Rotary Field at the Canadian Baseball …

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CANADIAN PLAYERS OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL
Sunday, 8 May, 2011 – 20:30
CANADIAN PLAYERS OF THE MONTH FOR APRIL

Joey Votto and  Blake Hawksworth  have been named Canadian Players of the Month for April.
Votto played in 26 games, while collecting 34 hits, 7 doubles, 4HR’s, along with scoring 22 runs and knocking in 14RBI’s while batting .370 …

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