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But What Do I Know? . . . Justin Morneau, Joey Votto, Gary Waslewski

My weekly observations about stories around the baseball world from a Canadian perspective (Please follow me on Twitter: @kevinglewsports):

– After initially sporting No. 36 for the Pittsburgh Pirates, New Westminster, B.C., native Justin Morneau has settled on No. 834 more words

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Henke, Jenkins and Fernandez at Stratford Boston Pizza today

Source: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame (www.baseballhalloffame.ca)

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame inductees Tom Henke and Allan Simpson will be joined by Fergie Jenkins and Tony Fernandez at Boston Pizza in Stratford, Ont., at 4:00 p.m. 968 more words

Ron Piché (1935 to 2011): Memories of Monsieur Baseball

He pitched in the big leagues alongside Warren Spahn and Bob Gibson, but Ron Piché’s most important contribution to his sport was as a mentor, ambassador and inspiration to baseball-loving kids in Quebec. 671 more words

How Andre Dawson inspired ex-Expo Derek Aucoin

Derek Aucoin is the only Montreal-born player developed by the Expos to appear with the big league club. I recently caught up with the charismatic ex-pitcher and discovered that a chance meeting with Andre Dawson 30 years ago changed his life. 24 more words

But What Do I Know? … Adam Lind, Fred Lewis, Roberto Alomar, Travis Snider

My weekly opinions, observations and rants about some Canadian baseball stories:

 Two words that Adam Lind has grown to dread are high fastball. He just can’t seem to lay off the high heat. 394 more words