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HALL OF FAMER FRANK COLMAN
Friday, 28 Feb, 2014 – 13:59
HALL OF FAMER FRANK COLMAN

From the sandlots of London, Ontario to Yankee Stadium, Frank Colman’s baseball odyssey was a remarkable one. A star pitcher with a potent bat, Colman won the Intercounty League’s batting crown and MVP award, while …

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BAAM TO DESIGN AND BUILD EXHIBITS AT CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM
Thursday, 27 Feb, 2014 – 15:19
BAAM TO DESIGN AND BUILD EXHIBITS AT CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME & MUSEUM

The Design and Project Management company behind such projects as MLB All-Star FanFest and Seattle Mariners Hall of Fame and Museum joins forces with Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum to design and build …

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HALL OF FAMER SPARKY ANDERSON
Saturday, 22 Feb, 2014 – 11:50
HALL OF FAMER SPARKY ANDERSON

Signed by the Brooklyn Dodgers in 1953, Sparky Anderson advanced to the Triple-A Montreal Royals in 1956, where he hit .298 and rapped out 135 hits. After toiling with the Pacific Coast League’s Los Angeles …

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HALL OF FAMER OSCAR JUDD
Friday, 14 Feb, 2014 – 10:47
HALL OF FAMER OSCAR JUDD

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 odyssey included stints in the Cubs …

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HALL OF FAMER ARTHUR IRWIN
Friday, 14 Feb, 2014 – 10:43
HALL OF FAMER ARTHUR IRWIN

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 debut on May 1, 1880. The …

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HALL OF FAMER ROBERTO ALOMAR
Wednesday, 5 Feb, 2014 – 9:24
HALL OF FAMER ROBERTO ALOMAR

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 one of the biggest trades in …

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HALL OF FAMER DOC MILLER
Tuesday, 4 Feb, 2014 – 10:38
HALL OF FAMER DOC MILLER

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, the Canuck outfielder hit a combined …

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MONTREAL EXPOS LEGENDS HEADLINES CANADIAN BALL HALL’S CLASS OF 2014
Monday, 3 Feb, 2014 – 9:26
MONTREAL EXPOS LEGENDS HEADLINES CANADIAN BALL HALL’S CLASS OF 2014

St. Marys, Ont. – Two men that helped make the Montreal Expos one of baseball’s most competitive franchises of the 1980s will be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on June 21 in …

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HALL OF FAMER JACKIE ROBINSON
Friday, 31 Jan, 2014 – 9:44
HALL OF FAMER JACKIE ROBINSON

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 believed that Dodgers GM Branch Rickey …

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HALL OF FAMER NAT BAILEY
Friday, 31 Jan, 2014 – 9:39
HALL OF FAMER NAT BAILEY

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 Athletic Park, where he became a …

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