11 teams, including provinces’ best, converge this weekend
St. Marys – Team New Era, a collective of the Western Ontario Baseball Association’s best players born in 1997, will host the First Annual New Era Hall of …
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 …MORE »
The Houston Astros offered Terry Puhl a contract after he led his hometown midget squad to a Canadian championship in 1973. The fleet-footed youngster would report to Houston’s rookie league club in Covington, Virginia, in …MORE »
A local, provincial and national volunteer for more than 40 years, Bernie Soulliere has helped transform Windsor, Ontario into one of Canada’s baseball hotbeds. The never-say-no Windsor native has coached hometown teams to four Ontario …MORE »
Joey Votto and John Axford are the Canadian Players of the Month for June.
Votto played in 26 games, while scoring 17 runs, hitting 4 doubles, 5 homeruns and collecting 20 RBI’s with a .297AVG, .393OBP …
Joey Votto and Russell Martin were named to the 2011 All-Star game over the weekend. This marks the 15th consecutive year that a Canadian has been in the All-Star game.
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Born in Scranton, Pennsylvania, Bob Brown excelled on the diamond and the gridiron during his teen years, even playing college football for the fabled Notre Dame Fighting Irish in the 1890s. From 1900 to 1909, …MORE »
Signed by the Blue Jays in 1979, Tony Fernandez played 12 memorable seasons in Toronto, winning the hearts of fans with his patented submarine-style throws, unparalleled range and clutch hitting. The popular Dominican shortstop suited …MORE »
By Courtney Lofgren, USA TODAY
WASHINGTON — With today’s technological advances, hitters can pour over material to prepare for every at-bat. Scouting reports, video and computers allow hitters to prepare for all pitchers they could see.
By Jason Beck / MLB.com
DETROIT — Not everyone has a Sparky Anderson story. Everyone seems to have something they learned from him, and more than just baseball strategy or work ethic. It generally revolves around …