VOTTO AND AXFORD CANADIAN PLAYERS OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST
Thursday, 1 Sep, 2011 – 8:50
VOTTO AND AXFORD CANADIAN PLAYERS OF THE MONTH FOR AUGUST

Joey Votto and John Axford were once again the Canadian Players of the Month for August.
Votto played in 28 games, while smashing 9 homeruns and collecting 19 RBI’s.  He hit .347 with a .483OBP and …

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HALL OF FAMER JOHN DUCEY
Wednesday, 31 Aug, 2011 – 11:06
HALL OF FAMER JOHN DUCEY

John Ducey was a player, umpire and administrator in Alberta for more than 60 years. As a 13-year-old, he served as a batboy at Diamond Park for teams that played against the Western Canadian Professional …

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CANADIAN MVP LIMITED EDITION BAT FOR SALE
Monday, 29 Aug, 2011 – 11:02
CANADIAN MVP LIMITED EDITION BAT FOR SALE

They have finally arrived!!

The Canadian MVP bat featuring Hall of Famer and 1997 NL MVP Larry Walker, 2006 AL MVP Justin Morneau and 2010 NL MVP Joey Votto all on one bat. The price was …

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AXFORD SAVES 40!
Monday, 29 Aug, 2011 – 11:01
AXFORD SAVES 40!

John Axford has become just the 2nd Canadian to save 40 or more games in a single season. The Canadian leader is Eric Gagne with 55 in 2003. Gagne also saved 52 in 2002 and …

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HALL OF FAMER GOODY ROSEN
Monday, 29 Aug, 2011 – 9:38
HALL OF FAMER GOODY ROSEN

At 5-foot-9, 150 pounds, Goody Rosen overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to play in the majors. The scrappy Canuck, who shagged balls at Toronto’s Maple Leaf Stadium as a kid, made his major league debut as …

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GREEN TO JOIN BREWERS IN LONG-AWAITED CALLUP
Monday, 29 Aug, 2011 – 9:36
GREEN TO JOIN BREWERS IN LONG-AWAITED CALLUP

By Adam McCalvy / MLB.com
MILWAUKEE — Brewers fans are finally getting their man. Taylor Green is coming to Milwaukee.
Green, the onetime Brewers Minor League Player of the Year who has enjoyed a resurgence this season, …

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SABR BIOPROJECT OSCAR JUDD
Tuesday, 23 Aug, 2011 – 16:31
SABR BIOPROJECT OSCAR JUDD

by Bill Nowlin
It took Oscar Judd until he was 33 years old to make the big leagues. When he did, being that age enabled him to stay in the game throughout the Second World War. …

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HALL OF FAMER PAT GILLICK
Monday, 22 Aug, 2011 – 10:36
HALL OF FAMER PAT GILLICK

A left-handed pitcher on the 1958 NCAA champion, University of Southern California (USC) squad, Pat Gillick spent five years in the Baltimore Orioles system. Arm troubles would force the California native into a front office …

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HALL OF FAMER BOB PRENTICE
Monday, 15 Aug, 2011 – 12:24
HALL OF FAMER BOB PRENTICE

Bob Prentice was a multi-sport star in high school at Toronto’s Riverdale Collegiate. An all-star quarterback and standout hockey player, Prentice chose to focus on a baseball career. After signing with the Cleveland Indians as …

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HALL OF FAMER RON RONCETTI
Monday, 15 Aug, 2011 – 12:14
HALL OF FAMER RON RONCETTI

Born near Rome, Italy, Ron Roncetti came to Toronto with his parents when he was eight months old. Settling with his family near Elizabeth Street in downtown Toronto, he developed a passion for baseball and …

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