HALL OF FAMER BILL HUMBER

Born in Toronto, Ont., in 1949, William Humber is widely acknowledged as Canada’s premier baseball historian. On top of the countless presentations about Canadian baseball history that he has...

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HALL OF FAMER DAVE SHURY

Though diagnosed with multiple sclerosis and confined to a wheelchair for the last 40 years of his life, Dave Shury was a passionate and respected voice for Canadian baseball,...

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HALL OF FAMER TOMMY BURGESS

Tom Burgess signed with the St. Louis Cardinals in 1946. In his first professional season, he belted 16 home runs with the Class D Hamilton Cardinals, earning himself a...

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HALL OF FAMER GOODY ROSEN

At 5-foot-9, 150 pounds, Goody Rosen overcame seemingly insurmountable odds to play in the majors. The scrappy Canuck, who shagged balls at Toronto’s Maple Leaf Stadium as a kid,...

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HALL OF FAMER DAVE VAN HORNE

He calls games for the Miami Marlins now, but for hundreds of thousands of Canadians, Dave Van Horne will always be the voice of the Montreal Expos. The Easton,...

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HALL OF FAMER PAT GILLICK

A left-handed pitcher on the 1958 NCAA champion, University of Southern California (USC) squad, Pat Gillick spent five years in the Baltimore Orioles system. Arm troubles would force the...

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HALL OF FAMER BOB PRENTICE

Bob Prentice was a multi-sport star in high school at Toronto’s Riverdale Collegiate. An all-star quarterback and standout hockey player, Prentice chose to focus on a baseball career. After...

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HALL OF FAMER RON RONCETTI

Born near Rome, Italy, Ron Roncetti came to Toronto with his parents when he was eight months old. Settling with his family near Elizabeth Street in downtown Toronto, he...

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HALL OF FAMER DOUG MELVIN

Doug Melvin, was born August 8, 1952, is Chatham, Ontario. The Milwaukee Brewers general manager since 2002 had a brief pitching career in the minor leagues from 1972-78 with...

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HALL OF FAMER DOC YOUNKER

Doc Younker has been a trainer in amateur and professional baseball for more than 50 years. A former U.S. army private, Younker’s first job as a trainer was with...

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