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Thanks For the Memories, Woodie

February 24, 2011 by · Leave a Comment 

I was saddened recently by the announcement of the passing of Woodie Fryman at the age of 70. The lefthander played for Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Detroit, Cincinnati, Chicago and Montreal (twice). He was a man of principles who was enormously popular in Montreal, as the fans acknowledged that there was no bull about him, that he […]

Andre Dawson and the Hall, A Perspective

July 20, 2010 by · 2 Comments 

So, Andre Dawson is in the Hall of Fame as a member of the Montreal Expos. He’s the third former Expos player to be inducted, following Gary Carter and Tony Perez. Manager Dick Williams and coach Duke Snider are also in and there’s a good chance that John McHale will join them posthumously some day. […]

Have-Nots Would Benefit From Realignment

July 12, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

It’s a known fact that attendance at the Toronto Blue Jays’ home games has been dwindling for some years, even more so in the last couple of years. Many reasons have been brought up to try to explain the situation but one thing is clear: lots of fans have lost any hope of watching a […]

I Now Root For Jim Tracy

May 26, 2010 by · Leave a Comment 

Since the Expos left Montreal after the 2004 season, many friends have asked me whether I miss them or if I root for another team. To the first question, I don’t miss the Expos of their latter days, as everybody knew they were on life support and on their way out. The disconnect with the […]