Articles in the News Category
by Bill Nowlin
It took Oscar Judd until he was 33 years old to make the big leagues. When he did, being that age enabled him to stay in the game throughout the Second World War. …
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 California native into a front office …MORE »
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 signing with the Cleveland Indians as …MORE »
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 developed a passion for baseball and …MORE »
The Hall of Fame has a great list of autographed memorabilia for sale. INCLUDING, a limited edition Canadian MVP bat signed by Joey Votto, Justin Morneau and Larry Walker.
Check out the list HERE.
By Anthony DiComo / MLB.com
NEW YORK — Jason Bay became the third Canadian-born player to reach 200 career home runs, achieving the feat with a solo shot Monday evening against the Padres.
Facing starting pitcher Tim Stauffer in the …
TORONTO STAR WRITER CHRONICLED THE BLUE JAYS
It was said Blue Jays spring training didn’t officially get under way in Dunedin, Florida, until Neil MacCarl showed up.
By the time the Jays arrived as an expansion …
By Gregor Chisholm / MLB.com
ST. PETERSBURG — Top prospect Brett Lawrie is set to make his highly anticipated Major League debut on Friday night in Baltimore.
The Blue Jays purchased Lawrie’s contract from Triple-A Las Vegas …
By Ian Browne / MLB.com
BOSTON — Take one look at the Major League Baseball map and you realize that Erik Bedard’s old home could not be any further from his new one. But the lefty …