Tag archive for ‘Montreal Expos’
By Kevin Peters On Friday, March 10th, 2017

Best Baseball Caps in the MLB

Baseball is a sport that celebrates its hats. The many different big league baseball caps over the years have ranged from the iconic to the hideous with everything in between. When it comes to the coolest hats in More...

Otis Nixon
By Danny Gallagher On Friday, August 19th, 2016
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Former Expo/Jay Helps Those With Addictions After Taking Suggestion From Whitney Houston

   Otis Nixon answered the phone at his foundation office in Georgia so I was surprised but, often-times, he’s his own executive assistant. Sometimes, the calls are re-directed to his cellphone. After re-acquainting More...

By Danny Gallagher On Monday, June 20th, 2016

Mexico not Suitable Location for Major-League Expansion

It was near the end of my interview with commissioner Rob Manfred back in February and I sneaked in one of my last questions. The question was in reference to Montreal and Mexico being touted by him as possible More...

Dennis Martinez
By Danny Gallagher On Wednesday, June 15th, 2016

Dennis Martinez Readies for Hall of Fame Enshrinement

El Presidente is trying to get his golf game in order for induction week in St. Marys. And then there’s the matter of playing slo-pitch softball and making a speech. Dennis Martinez was never much of a golfer More...

Elroy Face
By Danny Gallagher On Thursday, June 9th, 2016

Oldest Living Expos’ Player Still Going Strong at age 88

“Of all time, you mean?’’ asked the man on the other end of the phone line. “Yes, you’re the oldest living, former Expos’ player going back to when they started in 1969,’’ I told him. “Huh,’’ More...

By Danny Gallagher On Tuesday, May 17th, 2016
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Scout for Blue Jays, Expos Discovered Terry Puhl for Astros

Wayne Morgan, right, poses with Pat Gillick and Paul Beeston. When school was out at Saskatchewan’s Melville high, Terry Puhl came home, walked through the door of his parents’ home to find his father Frank More...

Jim Fanning & Gary Carter
By Danny Gallagher On Sunday, April 24th, 2016

Remembering Jim Fanning

On April 25 of last year, I just happened to be on Twitter scrolling through tweets to find anything interesting. Then I hit on a tweet that gave me awful news: Mr. Expo Jim Fanning had died. I was floored. I had 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...

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...

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...

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