The Other Baseball Hall of Fame

Among those previously sanctified Canadians are the likes of Ferguson Jenkins and Larry Walker, unquestionably worthy inductees—Jenkins, after all, is in that other Hall, too—as well as players such as Rhéal Cormier and Rob Ducey, whose greatest accomplishments, so far as the folks in St. Marys are concerned, were having been born here. Viewed that way, the Canadian Hall of Fame is a component of the larger effort toward nation building, something like careful brand management, the brand being the amorphous notion of “Canada.”

“The Other Baseball Hall of Fame,” for VICE Sports Canada


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