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Canadian influx to All-Star Game

Posted on: July 14, 2008 10:40 pm

NEW YORK -- You probably are well aware of the influx of major-league  players from the Dominican Republic, Puerto Rico and Venezuela.

But did you know there are three players represented at the All-Star Game from ... Canada?

It's true.

Cubs pitcher Ryan Dempster was born in British Columbia.

Twins first baseman Justin Morneau was, too.

And Dodgers catcher Russell Martin is from Montreal.

"Pretty exciting," Morneau said. "It's pretty cool. That's something we're definitely proud of."


Since: Feb 21, 2008
Posted on: July 15, 2008 9:36 am

Canadian influx to All-Star Game

Oh Canada!  Baseball is a world sport and it's great to see my fellow Canucks doing their small part to make the game better. 

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