The baseball community has been trying to bring back the Expos for sometime now. MLB was a central part of the sports community in the City of Montreal (and Quebec) for decades before the franchise made its way to the US capital and became the Washington Nationals. Matthew Ross of the Montreal Baseball Project was interviewed on TSN 690 AM in December 2013 and the interview is a must listen if you are a ball fan in La Belle Province. The old rumor mill is on high alert with the talk being that grounds of the Montreal Children’s Hospital and the adjacent ground could be the future site of a baseball stadium. This would be the launch pad for a new approach to the commissioners office as part of a bid for a new team. The idea makes sense if you consider that the new mega hospital (and subsequent relocation of the Children’s) will leave the whole Atwater Street and St Catherine Street area open for redevelopment. Maybe Peter Sergakis will get behind this move?
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On Wednesday, January 29th, 2014, over 1,000 Toronto Blue Jays season ticket holders attended the annual “State of the Franchise” event at Rogers Centre. Guests were treated to a coctail party, complimentary food from the concession stands, and adult beverages from the bar. Following introductions of Paul Beeston, Alex Anthopoulos, and John Gibbons, Buck Martinez, the emcee for the evening directed everyone’s attention to the Jumbotron for the following Blue Jays 2013 highlight video: