Due to the COVID-19 MLB has suspended Spring Training and Evenko has canceled the Exhibition Games that were to be played in Montreal March 23rd and 24th. Major League Baseball has suspended the remainder of Spring Training, news article here, https://www.espn.com/mlb/story/_/id/28892315/sources-mlb-expected-suspend-spring-training Evanko has taken note of the measures put in place by the government of Quebec to suspend the events of more than 250 people for a period of 30 days. All events affected by these policies and their status will [...]
ExposNation congratulates Jacques Doucet named to Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame! A long-time French-language broadcaster, Doucet handled the play-by-play duties for the Montreal Expos for 33 seasons, a total of 5,500 in his career. Read more and see the other inductees by clicking here! *Link from The Montreal Gazette.
ExposNation congratulates Larry Walker on his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame! Here is an excerpt from the CBC'S website and a link to the article. Canada's Larry Walker said his Hall of Fame plaque in Cooperstown will have a Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos hat. The Maple Ridge, B.C., native spoke with Hall officials after he was elected Tuesday in his 10th and final appearance on the Baseball Writers' Association of America ballot. Walker received 76.6 per cent, narrowly surpassing [...]
Article by Adam Lague On February 13th, Montreal baseball fans were delighted with several reports detailing Stephen Bronfman and Pierre Boivin’s new ties to a piece of land near downtown Montreal. Those that have followed the Montreal baseball efforts closely have heard of Peel Basin before — it was cited by former mayor Denis Coderre as a possible site for a future downtown ballpark as early as 2015. So what exactly happened that led to the February 13th reports, and what [...]