Danny Gallagher

Danny Gallagher

Danny Gallagher played adult sandlot baseball in various cities across Canada for 27 consecutive seasons. He has covered MLB since 1988, writing three books on the Montreal Expos along the way. Follow Danny on Twitter @dannogallagher7.

By Danny Gallagher On Friday, April 22nd, 2016

Colabello Pleads Innocence After Failed Test

Cheating, is that what it is with Chris Colabello, who was suspended for 80 games today? Too much to hear. CFTO sportscaster Lance Brown, with the network now known as CTV Toronto, mentioned tonight that these More...

Chris Colabello
By Danny Gallagher On Thursday, April 21st, 2016

Slumping Chris Colabello Still has one Minor League Option Remaining

If the Blue Jays were looking to improve upon the lack of offence emanating from their first basemen, they could consider Jesus Montero or Casey Kotchman in Buffalo. Montero, 26, was a one-time Yankees’ prospect More...

By Danny Gallagher On Wednesday, April 20th, 2016

Hall of Fame Weekend Shaping up to be fun

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction weekend golf tournament set for June 17 is sold out but there may be another chance you could still participate. Organizers are looking at possibly using another golf More...

Roberto Alomar
By Danny Gallagher On Sunday, April 17th, 2016

Alomar Headline Speaker at Sold-out Regina Event

Roberto Alomar is always in demand. Just the other day, the Cooperstown Hall of Famer and Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame member threw out the first pitch at the Buffalo Bisons’ home opener. From what we hear, More...

By Danny Gallagher On Monday, April 11th, 2016

Fan’s Tattoo of Gary Carter Shows Love for Expo Great

MONTREAL — Joe Forget was too young to go and see Gary Carter play. He was four when Kid retired late in the 1992 season. That didn’t stop Forget from growing up and admiring the Expos’ catching great. More...

By Danny Gallagher On Thursday, April 7th, 2016

Nova Scotia Lady big fan of Former Expo Francona

Tagging along with her mother Adeline from smalltown Nova Scotia on a trip to Philadelphia in September, 1981, Lisa Nicolle Burns was told they were going to a Phillies’ game. That much she knew. Then she got More...

By Danny Gallagher On Tuesday, April 5th, 2016

Remembering Three Days of Baseball Fun in Montreal

I’ve got the Monday blues. Let’s say it’s more like I’m experiencing withdrawal symptoms after an electric baseball weekend in Montreal. We don’t remember the scores of the games but we remember other More...

Olympic Stadium
By Danny Gallagher On Saturday, April 2nd, 2016

The “Big O” Was Electric as Baseball Took Center Stage

MONTREAL  — A 50-ish man with long hair was walking through the concourse with a beautiful Expos’ buttoned-down shirt with Rose 14 on the back in honour of the guy who played part of the 1984 season More...

Jim Fanning
By Danny Gallagher On Friday, April 1st, 2016

Jim Fanning Ceremony Part of Exciting Montreal Weekend

MONTREAL –First, it was Paul Beeston calling. Then it was Howard Starkman on the phone. The former Blue Jays’ executives were informing Jim Fanning’s widow Marie in London that a ceremony honouring the More...

Dave Dombrowski
By Danny Gallagher On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Former Expos GM Dombrowski Heading to Montreal With BoSox

With the Red Sox coming to Montreal this weekend to play the Blue Jays in the final games of spring training, who better to talk to than Dave Dombrowski, the former Expos general manager, now Boston’s president More...

By Danny Gallagher On Wednesday, March 30th, 2016

Ichiro in Back-Up Role Again as 3,000-Hit Plateau Looms

JUPITER, Fla. – Back-up player. Making spot starts. Pinch hitter. Not in starting lineup. Platooning. It’s going to be all different again for No. 51 of the Miami Marlins this season, just like it has been More...

Sam Bat
By Danny Gallagher On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Sam Bat An Industry Leader When It Comes To Crafting Quality Lumber

JUPITER, Fla. — It’s dark at 7 a.m. but inside, business is business in John Silverman’s office in the Marlins’ clubhouse. Silverman is the Marlins’ equipment manager and he’s More...

Jack McKeon
By Danny Gallagher On Wednesday, March 23rd, 2016

Jack McKeon Baseball Legacy Even Has An Expos Pit Stop In Denver

JUPITER, Fla. — Sandwiched around managerial stints with the Royals, A’s, Padres, Reds and Marlins, Jack McKeon had a pit stop in Denver at Triple-A with a not-so good Expos’ farm team. To tell More...

Tim Wallach
By Danny Gallagher On Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Tim Wallach Still Salt Of The Earth After All Of These Years

JUPITER, Fla. — Tim Wallach is a big piece of the new Miami Marlins coaching staff. So is Brian Schneider. Just ask Don Mattingly about the two former Expos. “Tim knows what I like. It’s great More...

Jeffrey Loria
By Danny Gallagher On Sunday, March 20th, 2016

Jeffrey Loria Opts For High Road On Expos Questioning

JUPITER, Fla. — To approach him or not to approach him? That was the question facing me Saturday morning. Just inside the Miami Marlins grounds that are open to the media and not the public, I saw this familiar More...

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