HALL OF FAMER RUSS FORD

Russell Ford was born in Brandon, Manitoba, but moved to the American Midwest with his family as a youngster. It was there that he and his older brother, Gene,...

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HALL OF FAMER RHEAL CORMIER

Rheal Cormier, born April 23, 1967, in Cape Pele New Brunswick, pitched 16 years in the major leagues, the third most seasons played by a Canadian, behind Fergie Jenkins...

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HALL OF FAMER JJ LANNIN

Orphaned at age 14, Joseph J. Lannin migrated from Quebec City to Boston in search of work in the 1880s. The ambitious youngster landed a job as a bellhop...

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HALL OF FAMER LESTER B. PEARSON

Canada’s 14th Prime Minister, Lester B. Pearson, was a fine all-around athlete who participated in a variety of sports, including hockey, football, rugby, basketball and lacrosse. But baseball was...

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HALL OF FAMER RAY CARTER

Born in 1942 in Nanaimo, B.C., Carter was the president of Baseball Canada for 16 years, from 2000 to 2016, which makes him the longest-serving president in the organization’s...

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HALL OF FAMER ALLAN SIMPSON

Baseball America’s motto is “Baseball news you can’t find anywhere else.”  The same can be said about its founder, as he is absolutely one-of-a-kind.  A public accountant and baseball...

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HALL OF FAMER KIRK MCCASKILL

Though his father was a professional hockey player, Kirk McCaskill opted for a career in baseball after starring in both sports at the University of Vermont. A finalist for...

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HALL OF FAMER GARY CARTER

Signed out of high school by the Montreal Expos in 1972, Gary Carter spent 17 years with the franchise, including three seasons in the minors, 11 in the majors...

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HALL OF FAMER JOHN HILLER

Recommended to scout Cy Williams by Canadian Baseball Hall of Famer Bob Prentice, John Hiller inked a deal with the Detroit Tigers in 1962. After serving primarily as a...

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HALL OF FAMER FRANK SHAUGHNESSY

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After a brief major league career with the Washington Senators and Philadelphia Athletics, Frank Shaughnessy moved to Montreal in 1912 to coach the football team at McGill University. The...

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