HALL OF FAMER OSCAR JUDD

  • February 14, 2017
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After leading Ingersoll and Guelph to Ontario championships, Oscar Judd played in seven different pro and semi-pro leagues prior to his major league debut in 1941. His minor league...

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HALL OF FAMER ARTHUR IRWIN

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Arthur Irwin played sandlot baseball in Toronto, before moving to Boston at age 15. Signed by the National League’s Worcester Ruby Legs, the young Canadian made his major league...

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HALL OF FAMER VLADIMIR GUERRERO

  • February 9, 2017
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Born in 1975 in Don Gregorio Nizao, Dominican Republic, Guerrero boasted a tremendous combination of power and speed that, coupled with his strong throwing arm, made him one of...

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HALL OF FAMER ROBERTO ALOMAR

  • February 6, 2017
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Roberto Alomar, born February 5,1968 in Ponce, Puerto Rico, began his major league career with the San Diego Padres, arriving in the majors in 1988. He became part of...

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HALL OF FAMER ROY MILLER

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Fifty-five years before Fergie Jenkins began dominating big league hitters, Doc Miller, another Chatham, Ont., native, was making his mark as one of the majors’ top batsman. In 1909,...

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HALL OF FAMER JACKIE ROBINSON

  • January 31, 2017
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Prior to breaking Major League Baseball’s colour barrier in 1947, Jackie Robinson starred at second base for the Montreal Royals, a Brooklyn Dodgers farm team, in 1946. It’s widely...

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HALL OF FAMER NAT BAILEY

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Born in St. Paul, Minn., in 1902, Bailey moved to Vancouver as a child. He was hired by Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer Robert Brown to work at Vancouver’s...

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HALL OF FAMER BOB EMSLIE

  • January 27, 2017
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Inspired by the International champion Guelph Maple Leafs, Bob Emslie longed to become a professional baseball player at a young age. His strong pitching arm gained notoriety while he...

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HALL OF FAMER TED BOWSFIELD

  • January 10, 2017
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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...

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HALL OF FAMER RENO BERTOIA

  • January 9, 2017
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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,...

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