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Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame Elects Montreal Expos Greats

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    St. Marys, Ont. – Three of them starred on the field for the Toronto Blue Jays, one of them was the longest-serving manager in Montreal Expos history and the other has covered both the Blue Jays and the Expos during his storied writing career.

    Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame - St. Marys TorontoFormer Blue Jays Carlos Delgado, Corey Koskie (Anola, Man.) and Matt Stairs (Fredericton, N.B.) will be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame, along with long-time Montreal Expos manager Felipe Alou and legendary scribe Bob Elliott (Kingston, Ont.) in a ceremony that will take place on June 13 in St. Marys, Ont.

    “Each of our 2015 inductees has made significant contributions to the history of baseball in our country and they continue to be great ambassadors for the game,” said Scott Crawford, the hall’s director of operations. “We’re proud and excited to celebrate their careers in St. Marys this June.”

    The induction ceremony will be part of a festival of events that will also include a Downtown Family Baseball Street Festival, celebrity slo-pitch game and home run derby, a London Salutes Canadian Baseball breakfast and the Hall’s 19th annual celebrity golf tournament.

    Source:Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

    Source:RDS.ca