CONDITIONS WORSENS FOR HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER
Friday, 20 Jan, 2012 – 8:32
CONDITIONS WORSENS FOR HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER

By Spencer Fordin / MLB.com
Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter’s condition has taken a turn for the worse, according to a family blog maintained by daughter Kimmy Bloemers. Bloemers wrote Thursday that Carter, suffering from …

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BASEBALL CANADA BANQUET AND SILENT AUCTION THIS SATURDAY
Thursday, 12 Jan, 2012 – 11:42
BASEBALL CANADA BANQUET AND SILENT AUCTION THIS SATURDAY

OTTAWA-Baseball Canada has once again assembled an impressive list of auction items that will be on-hand at the National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser.
A familiar item to the auction list returns as Ryan Dempster of …

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HALL OF FAMER TED BOWSFIELD
Tuesday, 10 Jan, 2012 – 9:49
HALL OF FAMER TED BOWSFIELD

With no Little League program in his hometown of Penticton, B.C., Ted Bowsfield played just six to eight games a year for much of his youth. As he reached his teens, the southpaw’s potential began …

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LARRY WALKER’S VOTE TOTAL CLIMBS
Monday, 9 Jan, 2012 – 15:13
LARRY WALKER’S VOTE TOTAL CLIMBS

The greatest hitter in Canadian Baseball history and 2009 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Larry Walker has started his climb up the Cooperstown voting ladder. In his first year on the ballot in 2011 …

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HALL OF FAMER RENO BERTOIA
Monday, 9 Jan, 2012 – 8:35
HALL OF FAMER RENO BERTOIA

Born in Italy, Reno Bertoia moved with his family to Windsor, Ontario when he was just 18 months old. With fellow Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer, Father Ronald Cullen, as his coach and mentor, Bertoia …

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HALL OF FAMER ROBERTO ALOMAR TO ATTEND BASEBALL CANADA BANQUET
Friday, 6 Jan, 2012 – 15:45
HALL OF FAMER ROBERTO ALOMAR TO ATTEND BASEBALL CANADA BANQUET

OTTAWA-Baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar will be on hand January 14th at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown when Baseball Canada holds its annual National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser..
Arguably the best Toronto Blue Jay of …

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HALL OF FAMER GEORGE SELKIRK
Wednesday, 4 Jan, 2012 – 8:45
HALL OF FAMER GEORGE SELKIRK

Dubbed “Twinkletoes” for his distinct running style, George Selkirk was arguably the greatest Canadian baseball player of the first half of the 20th century. Suiting up alongside baseball immortals like Lou Gehrig, Joe DiMaggio and …

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HALL OF FAMER PETER HARDY
Wednesday, 4 Jan, 2012 – 8:42
HALL OF FAMER PETER HARDY

It was largely through Peter Hardy’s efforts, as chairman of the board at Labatt’s, that the city of Toronto was able to land a major league franchise. The vice-chairman of the Blue Jays’ initial board …

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LAWRIE, GREEN SHARE ECHLIN AWARD, HARDY TOP MINOR LEAGUE PITCHER
Saturday, 31 Dec, 2011 – 9:16
LAWRIE, GREEN SHARE ECHLIN AWARD, HARDY TOP MINOR LEAGUE PITCHER

By George Farelli
It’s less than a six-hour trip to Langley, B.C. from Comox, B.C. by road and boat.
Yet Langley’s Brett Lawrie and Comox’s Taylor Green wound up in the same place.
They began the season in …

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MOST INFLUENTIAL CANADIAN IN BASEBALL IS…..
Friday, 30 Dec, 2011 – 16:17
MOST INFLUENTIAL CANADIAN IN BASEBALL IS…..

By Bob Elliott, QMI agency
The cold hard numbers from faraway lands:
Games: 24
Wins: 18
Losses: 6
A .750 win percentage in must-win games.
And oh yes, three medals.
The golden era of Canadian baseball at the major-league level (26 Canadians …

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