HALL OF FAMER TED BOWSFIELD

  • January 10, 2018
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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

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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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...

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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...

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HALL OF FAMER SHERRY ROBERTSON

Montreal native Sherry Robertson made his big league debut with the Washington Senators on September 8, 1940 in the second game of a doubleheader against the Philadelphia Phillies. After...

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HALL OF FAMER TOM HENKE

Tom Henke’s 217 saves rank him first all-time with the Blue Jays, and his 311 career saves are 17th best all-time in the major leagues.  He played eight seasons for...

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HALL OF FAMER DON MCDOUGALL

After graduating from St. Dunstan’s University (now the University of Prince Edward Island), Don McDougall earned his MBA at the University of Western Ontario on a scholarship from Labatt’s...

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HALL OF FAMER JUSTIN JAY CLARKE

A product of Assumption College in Windsor, Ontario, Justin Jay Clarke spent more than 20 years in professional baseball. But it’s his remarkable performance on June 15, 1902 that...

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HALL OF FAMER FERGIE JENKINS

Fergie Jenkins grew up in Chatham, Ontario, where he excelled in baseball, basketball, and hockey. After graduating from high school in the early ’60s, he signed with the Philadelphia...

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HALL OF FAMER RON TAYLOR

In 1955, Toronto-area scout, Chester Dies, convinced Ron Taylor to try out for the Cleveland Indians. By that time, the teenage hurler from the Toronto’s Leaside Baseball Association had...

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