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Remembering the day it all started to go bad for Montreal baseball fans

Twenty-five years ago Monday, Aug. 12, 1994, the Montreal Expos appeared to be bound for that fall’s World Series, Major League Baseball’s ode to glory, the reason why players play and fans go to games. For those who may have» 

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Distant replay: Remembering the Montreal Expos with tears and laughter

There was a ceremony at City Hall on Monday. It was all about celebrating that moment 50 years ago when the Expos joined Major League Baseball–50 years since they began breaking our hearts in a million pieces. In all the» 

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Montreal Baseball Faithful set to deliver their passionate message…again

They’ve been coming out since the spring of 2014, the Montreal Baseball Faithful. They’ll be there again Monday and Tuesday nights at Olympic Stadium to watch a pair of exhibition games between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Milwaukee Brewers.» 

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Talking baseball–the good, the bad and the ugly–during a summer to forget

For Canadians who love Major League Baseball, it’s been a summer to forget. The Toronto Blue Jays have been terrible. And since the Montreal Expos departed for Washington D.C. in 2005, the Jays are the only big league game in» 

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Blue Jays bomb in their 2018 season opener

Hopefully, for Canadian baseball fans, the highlight of the 2018 Toronto Blue Jays season didn’t occur Tuesday night in Montreal when Vladimir Guerrero Jr., son of long-time Expos superstar and freshly-minted Hall of Famer, Vlad Sr., hit a dramatic ninth-inning» 

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Hope springs eternal for Montreal’s baseball fans

This is the time of year when baseball fans in Montreal get their hopes up and let go–at least for a little while–the long-lingering pain they have felt since the Expos left for Washington, D.C. following the 2004 season. For» 

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Report sparks excitement about Major League Baseball’s return to Montreal

For the fourth straight spring (or what passes for spring here in Quebec), baseball fans will crowd Montreal’s Olympic Stadium Friday and Saturday (it has a roof) to watch a pair of meaningless Spring Training exhibition games. Montreal fans will» 

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Dennis Martinez reflects on the 25th anniversary of his perfect game

It was one of those days–the kind where people remember exactly where they were when they heard the news. After the final out, Martinez was embraced on the moundby Tim Wallach, centre, and Larry Walker, left. Martinez says the embrace» 

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The Toronto Blue Jays, a joy to behold, appear to be bound for the playoffs

It’s been a long time–21 years to be exact–since baseball fans have had contending major league baseball team to root for. That all changed in late July. Blue Jays’ third baseman Josh Donaldson watches his first-inning, two-run home at Yankee»