Tag Archives: Hall of Famer

Mayor, Hall of Famer Stuck in Ottawa Stadium Elevator, Baseball Booster Complains About News Coverage

OttawaThe mayor of Ottawa (ON), Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins and others were stranded in an elevator at Ottawa Stadium for nearly an hour, as supporters of local youth teams, adult amateur baseball, and the new franchise from the indy pro Can-Am League gathered together for the city’s inaugural Baseball Day.  Read more here.  One booster wasn’t happy with the Ottawa Citizen’s coverage of the event.  Read more here.

Leave a comment

Filed under Conference & Events, Media

Montreal to Rename Street, Park After Gary Carter

Montreal Mayor Gerald Tremblay announced Wednesday that Hall of Fame catcher Gary Carter, who passed away in February,  will be honored with the renaming of a youth-league park (to become Stade Gary Carter) and a street bordering the former Jarry Park Stadium (to become Rue Gary Carter).  Read more here.

4 Comments

Filed under Awards & Recognition