Harry Simmons son, David Simmons of Toronto, has donated his Fathers extensive baseball memorabilia collection to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum in St.Marys. Over his years in baseball, Harry Simmons collected many baseball items as well as doing early baseball research. He also had the opportunity to collect many baseball related items […]


1. At one time , players were allowed to leave their glove on the playing field while they came in to bat. What year was this rule changed? 2. What year was AstroTurf first used in the Major Leagues? 3.This owner signed a midget to play in one game in 1951. Name the owner. 4.Satchel […]

Simple questions and answers

1. The 1st game at the Skydome was held on June 5,1989. The visitors won, 5-3 !. Who beat the Blue Jays?(Milwaukee Brewers)2. Who was the starting pitcher for the Jays ?(Jimmy Key)3. The 1st hit at the Skydome was a double by a popular player who would eventually join the Jays in 1993. Easy.(Paul […]

Non profit

Since its incorporation as a non-profit, charitable foundation in October, 1983, The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has been dedicated to preserving Canada’s baseball heritage of our goals was, and is, to make Canadians aware and proud of the game’s long history in this country. The origins of baseball in Canada go back […]

Harry Simmons

Harry Simmons, known as Mr.Baseball to many fans, players and executives of the sport. After a stint in World War II, Harry moved to Cartierville, Que. where he worked as right-hand man to International League president Frank Shaughnessy (who was elected to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 1983 ). One of Simmonss jobs […]