Longtime Toronto Star baseball columnist and former Montreal Expos publicity director Richard Griffin will be presented with the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s 2014 Jack Graney Award during an in-game ceremony today when the Toronto Blue Jays take on the Cincinnati Reds in an exhibition game at Olympic Stadium. 829 more words
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On April 14, 1978, Bob Elliott reported to Olympic Stadium for his first assignment as the Montreal Expos beat writer for the Ottawa Citizen.
The then 28-year-old reporter didn’t know a soul and was so nervous that he was scared to leave his seat in the press box to go to the washroom during the game (which was the Expos home opener). 1,354 more words
St. Marys, Ont. – The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the winner of the 2014 Jack Graney Award in a press release that will be issued on November 25, 2014 at 9 a.m. 229 more words
Just over 100 years after he walked to the plate to become the first batter to face Babe Ruth in a big league game, St. Thomas, Ont., native Jack Graney was honoured with a plaque on his hometown’s Wall of Fame. 1,069 more words