HALL OF FAMER GEORGE KNOTTY LEE

A true Canadian baseball pioneer, Knotty Lee devoted close to 50 years to the game as a player, manager, scout and league organizer. The Toronto native earned his nickname...

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HALL OF FAMER ALLAN ROTH

Allan Roth, born in Montreal on May 10, 1917, made a pitch to Branch Rickey in 1944 that made the case for opinions such as on-base percentage being more...

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HALL OF FAMER CLAUDE RAYMOND

It was another Canadian, Roland Gladu, who signed Claude Raymond to his first pro contract with the Milwaukee Braves in 1955. After one season as a starting pitcher, the...

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HALL OF FAMER BILL SLACK

Signed as a pitcher by the Boston Red Sox in 1951, Bill Slack’s professional baseball career would span six decades. As a rookie with Roanoke of the Class-B Piedmont...

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HALL OF FAMER RUSS FORD

Russell Ford was born in Brandon, Manitoba, but moved to the American Midwest with his family as a youngster. It was there that he and his older brother, Gene,...

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HALL OF FAMER RHEAL CORMIER

Rheal Cormier, born April 23, 1967, in Cape Pele New Brunswick, pitched 16 years in the major leagues, the third most seasons played by a Canadian, behind Fergie Jenkins...

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HALL OF FAMER JJ LANNIN

Orphaned at age 14, Joseph J. Lannin migrated from Quebec City to Boston in search of work in the 1880s. The ambitious youngster landed a job as a bellhop...

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HALL OF FAMER LESTER B. PEARSON

Canada’s 14th Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson, was a fine all-around athlete who participated in a variety of sports, including hockey, football, rugby, basketball and lacrosse. But baseball was...

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HALL OF FAMER RAY CARTER

Born in 1942 in Nanaimo, B.C., Carter was the president of Baseball Canada for 16 years, from 2000 to 2016, which makes him the longest-serving president in the organization’s...

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HALL OF FAMER ALLAN SIMPSON

Baseball America’s motto is “Baseball news you can’t find anywhere else.”  The same can be said about its founder, as he is absolutely one-of-a-kind.  A public accountant and baseball...

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