HALL OF FAMER ERNIE WHITT

  • June 13, 2017
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After being selected from the Boston Red Sox in the 1976 expansion draft, Ernie Whitt evolved into one of the most popular players in Toronto Blue Jays history. From...

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HALL OF FAMER TOM CHEECK

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Cheek broadcast 4,306 consecutive Toronto Blue Jays games from April 7, 1977 to June 2, 2004. He was also in the booth for all 41 of the franchise’s post-season...

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HALL OF FAMER JACK GRANEY

  • June 9, 2017
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Jack Graney’s road to the big leagues began in St. Thomas, Ontario, where he was discovered and recommended to the Chicago Cubs by fellow Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer,...

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HALL OF FAMER JIM MCKEAN

  • May 26, 2017
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Though he took a circuitous route to the big leagues, Jim McKean evolved into one of the most respected umpires of his generation. After graduating from Montreal’s Monklands High...

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HALL OF FAMER JIMMY WILLIAMS

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As a teen, Jimmy Williams was a multi-sport star at Toronto’s De La Salle College School, excelling in hockey, football, lacrosse and baseball. He was soon signed by the...

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HALL OF FAMER TIP O’NEILL

  • May 25, 2017
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“Tip” O’Neill honed his baseball skills in the ballroom of his parents’ hotel in Woodstock during his youth. After starring locally, nationally and internationally with barnstorming teams, the gifted...

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HALL OF FAMER ROB DUCEY

  • May 24, 2017
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Born in Toronto in 1965, Ducey was raised in Cambridge, Ont. The left-handed hitting outfielder was signed as a free agent by the Blue Jays in 1984. After being...

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HALL OF FAMER REGGIE CLEVELAND

  • May 23, 2017
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At age 14, Reggie Cleveland, already six feet tall, was pitching against players several years older than him. The fast-growing right-hander was discovered in Swift Current by carnival operator,...

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HALL OF FAMER RON PICHE

  • May 22, 2017
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It was Quebec baseball legend Roland Gladu who signed hard-throwing right-hander Ron Piche to a contract with the Milwaukee Braves in 1955. After minor league stops in Lawton, Eau...

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HALL OF FAMER ROY HALLADAY

  • May 15, 2017
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Born in 1977 in Denver, Colo., Halladay was the Blue Jays’ first-round pick (17th overall) in the 1995 major league amateur draft. On September 27, 1998, in his second...

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