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VOTTO WINS CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME’S TIP O’NEILL AWARD
Wednesday, 5 Dec, 2012 – 9:21
VOTTO WINS CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME’S TIP O’NEILL AWARD

St. Marys – For the third consecutive year, Joey Votto has won the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s Tip O’Neill Award.
The St. Marys, Ont.-based ball shrine presents this honour annually to the Canadian player judged …

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HALL OF FAMER BILLY HARRIS
Monday, 3 Dec, 2012 – 10:31
HALL OF FAMER BILLY HARRIS

Right-hander Billy Harris caught the eye of big league scouts when he led the Dieppe Junior Cardinals to a Maritime championship in 1949 and the Moncton Legionnaires to a senior title the following year. Signed …

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HALL OF FAMER CALVIN GRIFFITH
Monday, 3 Dec, 2012 – 10:29
HALL OF FAMER CALVIN GRIFFITH

Born Calvin Robertson on December 1, 1911 in Montreal, brother of 2007-CBHFM-inductee Sherry Robertson, he was the nephew of Clark Griffith, a former major leaguer and owner of the Washington Senators. Calvin was from a …

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HALL OF FAMER LARRY WALKER
Monday, 3 Dec, 2012 – 10:26
HALL OF FAMER LARRY WALKER

When Larry Walker signed his first professional contract in 1984, he preferred the Montreal Canadiens to the Montreal Expos, but after the longtime hockey goalie decided to focus on the diamond, he evolved into the …

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CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME VISITS COOPERSTOWN
Sunday, 2 Dec, 2012 – 21:31
CANADIAN BASEBALL HALL OF FAME VISITS COOPERSTOWN

By: Kevin Glew
On Friday, I was fortunate to be part of a small group of Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame representatives that was treated to a behind-the-scenes tour of the National Baseball Hall of Fame …

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FROM SMALL-TOWN SASKATCHEWAN TO YANKEE STADIUM, DAVE PAGAN DEFIED LONG ODDS TO PITCH IN THE BIG LEAGUES
Tuesday, 27 Nov, 2012 – 10:39
FROM SMALL-TOWN SASKATCHEWAN TO YANKEE STADIUM, DAVE PAGAN DEFIED LONG ODDS TO PITCH IN THE BIG LEAGUES

By Kevin Glew:
Dave Pagan felt numb as he peered in for a sign from Thurman Munson.
And a case of nerves was understandable for a 23-year-old prairie kid who had grown up in a tiny farming …

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SABR BIO PROJECT FRANK SHAUGHNESSY
Monday, 26 Nov, 2012 – 22:10
SABR BIO PROJECT FRANK SHAUGHNESSY

This article was written by Charlie Bevis
Frank Shaughnessy was an outfielder who played nine major-league games in 1905 and 1908, compiling a .281 batting average in 32 at-bats. After more than a quarter-century in the …

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BALL HALL’S TIP O’NEILL AWARD IS WIDE OPEN
Monday, 26 Nov, 2012 – 22:09
BALL HALL’S TIP O’NEILL AWARD IS WIDE OPEN

St.Marys –
It’s been a banner year for Canadians on the diamond.
Twenty-two Canucks played in the big leagues, while the men’s Senior National Team dominated in a qualifying tournament in September to secure a berth in …

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HALL OF FAMER FRANK O’ROURKE
Monday, 26 Nov, 2012 – 21:54
HALL OF FAMER FRANK O’ROURKE

A baseball lifer in the truest sense, Fra
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nk O’Rourke spent more than 70 years around the diamond as a player, manager and scout. The Hamilton, Ontario native was the youngest …

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HALL OF FAMER JOHN HARR
Monday, 26 Nov, 2012 – 21:50
HALL OF FAMER JOHN HARR

A three-sport star at the University of British Columbia
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(UBC), John Haar is the only athlete in the school’s history to have an opportunity to play professionally in three sports. But his father Rudd, …

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