HALL OF FAMER KIRK MCCASKILL

Though his father was a professional hockey player, Kirk McCaskill opted for a career in baseball after starring in both sports at the University of Vermont. A finalist for...

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HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER

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...

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HALL OF FAMER JOHN HILLER

Recommended to scout Cy Williams by Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Prentice, John Hiller inked a deal with the Detroit Tigers in 1962. After serving primarily as a...

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HALL OF FAMER FRANK SHAUGHNESSY

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After a brief major league career with the Washington Senators and Philadelphia Athletics, Frank Shaughnessy moved to Montreal in 1912 to coach the football team at McGill University. The...

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HALL OF FAMER JEFF HEATH

Born in Fort William, Ontario, Jeff Heath moved with his family to Victoria, B.C., when he was a year old. Heath would blossom into a top power-hitting prospect and...

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HALL OF FAMER RUSTY STAUB

Daniel Joseph Staub, born April 1, 1944 in New Orleans, LA, and nicknamed “Rusty” for his red hair, was affectionately known as “Le Grand Orange” to Expos fans for...

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HALL OF FAMER DICK FOWLER

Dick Fowler was a lanky, golden-armed 18-year-old when he dazzled the Toronto Maple Leafs brass at training camp in 1939. The local sensation would debut for his hometown squad...

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HALL OF FAMER CITO GASTON

Signed by the Milwaukee Braves in 1964, Cito Gaston would play 11 seasons in the majors. His finest campaign came with the San Diego Padres in 1970, when he...

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HALL OF FAMER DAVE MCKAY

Despite not having a baseball team at his high school and only playing about 12 games a year as a teen, Dave McKay evolved into a big league prospect....

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HALL OF FAMER MATT STAIRS

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Born in Saint John, N.B., and grew up and lived in Fredericton, N.B., in 1968, Stairs was hoping to become a professional hockey player until he sustained a serious knee...

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