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Montreal this morning: SPF required and some Expos history

Montreal Gazette - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Expect a mix of sun and cloud this Tuesday, with a westerly breeze in the morning. There will be a high of 25 C, coupled with a slightly sticky humidex of 30, which might put you on the edge of discomfort.
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MLB's trade deadline and the art of the deal

Toronto Star - ‎8 hours ago‎
“It's a nerve-wracking time, but a very exciting time,” says Jim Beattie, former GM of the Montreal Expos and Baltimore Orioles.

If dreams came true

The Telegram - ‎10 hours ago‎
Bring back the Montreal Expos, at a new Jarry Park. * Parents are banned from any rink/ball field/court etc. Parents drop their kids off, and come back to pick them up.
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Washington needs a reliever -- RUICCI COLUMN

Sault Star - ‎3 hours ago‎
For those of you old Montreal Expos fans, whose allegiance has switched over to the Washington Nationals, stand by. Your new favourite team is sure to make a move prior to Monday's non-waiver trade deadline.

Stu Cowan: Spotlight shines on El Presidente's magic moment

Montreal Gazette - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
Former Montreal Gazette sports columnist Michael Farber and a TSN crew spent five days visiting El Presidente in Nicaragua and did some outstanding work that Expos fans will certainly enjoy. But Farber and his crew - including producer Matthew Dorman ...

July 28: Dennis Martinez, Kenny Rogers throw perfect games

Newsday - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
July 28 is the only day in MLB history to see two perfect games. On July 28, 1991, Montreal Expos starter Dennis Martinez became the first pitcher born outside the United States to throw a perfect when he pitched the 13th perfect game in MLB history ...

Montreal Olympics: Our love-hate relationship with the Big Owe

Montreal Gazette - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
I've sat in former Expos manager Felipe Alou's office and had some of the most interesting conversations of my life and I've covered baseball games with 4,000 fans in the cavernous stadium, most of them equipped with those awful red plastic horns that ...
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The different scale upon which we judge the Marlins

Today's Knuckleball (blog) - ‎6 hours ago‎
... he bought the team for $158 million amid the shadowy and ethically-questionable maze of machinations that left the Loria's former team, the Montreal Expos, under Major League Baseball's control and allowed John Henry to purchase the Boston Red Sox.

Dennis Martinez being mobbed on the mound after the final out of his perfect game against the Dodgers on July 18, 1991.

Radio Canada International - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
For many fans, it's the most positive highlight in Expos history. What Martinez did that afternoon was–in baseball terms–remarkable.

LaValliere to speak as Class of 2016 enters AAABA Hall - ‎1 hour ago‎
He debuted in the majors against the Montreal Expos on Sept. 18, 1992, allowing a hit, striking out a batter and walking none.

Wyoming native Brandon Nimmo represents state on the big stage

Casper Star-Tribune Online - ‎7 hours ago‎
He was the first Wyoming-born player to attend high school in the Cowboy State and reach the big leagues since Mike Lansing, a Natrona County graduate who went to Wichita State before spending nine seasons in the MLB with the Montreal Expos, ...

Former Major League Pitcher Runs Clinic In Altona - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
Former Boston Red Sox and Montreal Expos pitcher Bill "Spaceman" Lee was in Altona this week as part of the Canada-Cuba Goodwill Tour.
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Piazza rightly gets his day, but what about Carter and Keith?

New York Daily News - ‎11 hours ago‎
Hernandez was an NL MVP and a batting champion in St. Louis ahead of his 6 ½ seasons in New York, while Carter made seven of his 11 career All-Star appearances in Montreal with the Expos before his arrival for five seasons in Flushing in 1985.

4 venues built for the 1976 Montreal Olympics - ‎Jul 21, 2016‎
Post-Olympics use: Served as the Montreal Expos home field from 1977 to 2004, hosted the Grey Cup six times, has been the site of a number of soccer games and is still used as a concert venue.

July 18, 1999: David Cone's perfect game

Newsday - ‎Jul 18, 2016‎
New York Yankees outfielder Paul O'Neill makes a diving catch on a fly ball hit by Monreal Expos a Terry Jones in the first inning against the Montreal Expos at Yankee Stadium on Sunday, July 18, 1999. O'Neill's diving catch put Yankee pitcher David ...

MLB: 5 Mid-Season Deals That Came Back to Haunt Teams

The Cheat Sheet - ‎Jul 26, 2016‎
In 2002, the Montreal Expos felt the heat of potentially seeing their franchise leave the city; they desperately needed a playoff run to stay relevant.
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Sins of troubling 1976 Olympic Games endure in Montreal

The Globe and Mail - ‎Jul 22, 2016‎
The Montreal Expos left the stadium in 2004, and the commissioner of Major League Baseball has said another franchise for the city would require a new building.

Michael Farber talks TSN feature on El Presidente's perfecto

Awful Announcing - ‎Jul 27, 2016‎
25 years after Dennis Martinez threw the only perfect game in the history of the Montreal Expos and the 13th in MLB history against the L.A.

When Mega-Events Make Sense

CityLab - ‎Jul 28, 2016‎
For many cities, particularly in Asia, holding a fair is a way of emerging onto the world stage, according to Mark Wilson, who heads the Mega-Event Planning Group at Michigan State University and advises cities that bid to host Expos. CONS: “The ...
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Hall of Fame Caps That Could Have Been

The New Yorker - ‎Jul 24, 2016‎
Andre Dawson, known as the Hawk, was another player chosen by the Hall of Fame to represent the Montreal Expos against his will.