HALL OF FAMER RON TAYLOR
Tuesday, 13 Dec, 2011 – 10:13
HALL OF FAMER RON TAYLOR

In 1955, Toronto-area scout, Chester Dies, convinced Ron Taylor to try out for the Cleveland Indians. By that time, the teenage hurler from the Toronto’s Leaside Baseball Association had been dominating players several years older …

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HALL OF FAMER FERGIE JENKINS
Tuesday, 13 Dec, 2011 – 10:11
HALL OF FAMER FERGIE JENKINS

Fergie Jenkins grew up in Chatham, Ontario, where he excelled in baseball, basketball, and hockey. After graduating from high school in the early ’60s, he signed with the Philadelphia Phillies, but it wasn’t until he …

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HALL OF FAMER RICHARD BELEC
Monday, 12 Dec, 2011 – 9:24
HALL OF FAMER RICHARD BELEC

Richard Bélec was one of the leading organizers of amateur baseball in Quebec for more than 50 years. After helping to establish Baseball Quebec, he served as the organization’s president for two terms (1970 to …

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CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAMER, RON STEAD, PASSES AWAY
Tuesday, 6 Dec, 2011 – 16:28
CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAMER, RON STEAD, PASSES AWAY

Written by Kevin Glew http://kevinglew.wordpress.com
Intercounty League pitching legend, Ron Stead, has passed away at the age of 75.
He died at 6:15 p.m. ET on Monday, December 5 in Chatham, ON after a valiant battle with …

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BOB ELLIOTT WINS SPINK AWARD
Tuesday, 6 Dec, 2011 – 16:27
BOB ELLIOTT WINS SPINK AWARD

DALLAS, TX — Bob Elliott, who has been a positive influence on an entire country for the past 30 years as a writer, columnist and ambassador for baseball and Canada, was elected the 2012 winner …

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BALL HALL’S TIP O’NEILL AWARD UP FOR GRABS
Tuesday, 6 Dec, 2011 – 15:22
BALL HALL’S TIP O’NEILL AWARD UP FOR GRABS

Votto, Axford top list of worthy candidates

 St. Marys – The 26 Canadians that donned major league uniforms in 2011 was the largest number in more than a century, and that means the voting for the …

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Rheal Cormier Rheal Cormier

Name: Rheal Cormier
Elected: February 14, 2012
Induction: June 23, 2012
Born (date, year, place): April 23, 1967 in Cape Pele, New Brunswick
Primary Position: Pitcher
Bats: Left
Throws: Left
Years Played: 1991-2007
Teams Played: St. Louis Cardinals, Boston Red Sox, Montreal Expos, …

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HALL OF FAMER BOBBY MATTICK
Monday, 5 Dec, 2011 – 12:19
HALL OF FAMER BOBBY MATTICK

Bobby Mattick served as a player, manager, scout and administrator in his eight decades in professional baseball. Blessed with good baseball genes – his father, Wally, was also a big leaguer – Mattick inked his …

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WISH HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER WELL
Friday, 2 Dec, 2011 – 15:44
WISH HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER WELL

Signed out of high school by the Montreal Expos in 1972, Gary Carter spent 17 years with the franchise, including three seasons in the minors, 11 in the majors and three as a broadcaster. Nicknamed …

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HALL OF FAMER BILLY HARRIS
Friday, 2 Dec, 2011 – 13:54
HALL OF FAMER BILLY HARRIS

Right-hander Billy Harris caught the eye of big league scouts when he led the Dieppe Junior Cardinals to a Maritime championship in 1949 and the Moncton Legionnaires to a senior title the following year. Signed …

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