HALL OF FAMER CITO GASTON

Signed by the Milwaukee Braves in 1964, Cito Gaston would play 11 seasons in the majors. His finest campaign came with the San Diego Padres in 1970, when he...

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HALL OF FAMER DAVE MCKAY

Despite not having a baseball team at his high school and only playing about 12 games a year as a teen, Dave McKay evolved into a big league prospect....

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HALL OF FAMER MATT STAIRS

  • February 27, 2019
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Born in Saint John, N.B., and grew up and lived in Fredericton, N.B., in 1968, Stairs was hoping to become a professional hockey player until he sustained a serious knee...

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HALL OF FAMER HOWARD STARKMAN

Born in Toronto in 1945, Starkman has spent four decades as an executive with the Toronto Blue Jays. He was initially hired as director of public relations on July...

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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...

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HALL OF FAMER OSCAR JUDD

  • February 14, 2019
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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...

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HALL OF FAMER ARTHUR IRWIN

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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...

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HALL OF FAMER VLADIMIR GUERRERO

  • February 9, 2019
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Born in 1975 in Don Gregorio Nizao, Dominican Republic, Guerrero boasted a tremendous combination of power and speed that, coupled with his strong throwing arm, made him one of...

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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...

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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,...

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