Induction Day

2020 and 2022 Inductees

Induction Ceremony – Saturday, June 18th at 1pm

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame was planning to honour John Olerud as an 2020 inductee at this year’s ceremony in St Marys. However, unfortunately, John is unable to attend. We look forward to hosting and celebrating with John and his family in 2023.” Jeremy Diamond, Chair Board of Directors

Vancouver-born, left-hander, Jeff Francis has been elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum and will be inducted in a ceremony at the Hall of Fame grounds in St. Marys, Ont., on June 18.

Francis will be honoured along with the Hall’s 2020 induction class, which consists of; Canadian slugger Justin Morneau, Toronto Blue Jays set-up man and closer Duane Ward and longtime Montreal Expos broadcaster Jacques Doucet.

Read the 2022 induction announcement press release HERE.

The Induction Ceremony under the ceremonial tent is free to attend.

However there are many advantages during Induction weekend for members, including reserved seats for the ceremony and entrance into the autograph session prior to non-members.

Purchase a 2022 Elite, Home Run or Grand Slam annual Membership and receive 2 or 4 reserved seats depending on your membership type (if requested 3 weeks prior to induction) for the Ceremony.

Buy a 2022 Home Run or Grand Slam Annual Membership and you can dine with the Inductees.

Autograph session rules:
Members are $15 each to enter autograph session.
Non-members are $25 each to enter autograph session.
Hall of Fame 2022 members enter first.
Autograph session is 90 minutes long.
Autographs are limited to one item per person per Inductee/special guest.
Autographs will be signed on a first come first serve basis.
Hall of Fame staff reserve the right to cut the line at any time.
Autographs are not guaranteed.
NO posed photos.

Listen to the Hall of Famers:
Jeff Francis on Deep Left Field
Duane Ward on the Bill Kelly Show

Schedule of Events

Saturday, June 18, 2022

9:00 am-8:00 pm – Ballgames on the site
9:30 am-10:15 am – Inductee press conference inside Museum (386 Church St. S.) (media only)
11:15 am-5:30 pm – museum open to public for tours
1:00 pm-3:00 pm – Induction Ceremony for 2022 Inductee Jeff Francis and 2020 Inductees Justin Morneau, Duane Ward,  and Jacques Doucet at the Hall of Fame (386 Church St. S.).
3:30 pm-5:00 pm – Autograph session with the Jeff Francis, Justin Morneau, Duane Ward, Jacques Doucet, plus Fergie Jenkins, Steve Rogers, Lloyd Moseby,  Ernie Whitt, Pat Gillick, Dave Van Horne, Bill Humber, Allan Simpson, Howard Starkman, Gord Ash, Jason Dickson, Billy Atkinson and other special guests.

Induction Day Games

Cement Field – Ontario Nationals
Rotary Field – Ontario Nationals
King Field – St. Marys 13U games

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