Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Every Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame Member

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame & Museum is physically located in St. Marys, Ontario, Canada. The museum commemorates great players, teams, and accomplishments of baseball in Canada.

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame was founded in 1978, by Bruce Prentice, of Toronto, Ontario. The first induction ceremonies was held in 1983, at Exhibition Stadium in Toronto, prior to a game between the Yankees and the Blue Jays.

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fameis dedicated to preserving Canada's baseball heritage which dates back to June 4, 1838, when a game closely resembling today's baseball was played in Beachville, Ontario. The Hall gained some major attention when Pete Rose became eligible for earning his 4,000th hit with the Montreal Expos. However Rose has yet to be elected to the Hall.

Since opening, over 100 members have been inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. It includes professional ballplayers, amateurs, builders and honorary members who have helped popularize the sport in Canada. Listed below in yearly induction order is the complete membership to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. Members are selected by a committee and they are placed in order by their year of induction on the chart below.

"Baseball is like a poker game. Nobody wants to quit when he's losing; nobody wants you to quit when you're ahead." - Canadian Hall of Famer (1991) Jackie Robinson in Giants of Baseball (Bill Gutman, Ace Books Publishing, 01/1975, Page 38)
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In Chronological Order | Official Site

Members [With Links For M.L. Players]

Andrew Bilesky
Charles Bronfman
Jack Graney
Claude Raymond
Goody Rosen


Carmen Bush
Jack Kent Cooke

Dick Fowler
John Hiller
Ron Taylor


Reno Bertoia
Ted Bowsfield
Jeff Heath
Bill Phillips
Ron Piche
Beachville Amateur Team of 1838 (Honorary)
Zorra Amateur Team of 1838 (Honorary)


Tom Burgess
1991 National Youth Team (Honorary)


None Selected


None Selected


Pat Gillick
John McHale


George "Knotty" Lee
Ron Roncetti
Canadian Born AAGPBL Players (Honorary)


Cito Gaston
Paul Beeston
Don McDougall
Bill Slack
Harry Simmons
Dave Shury


Joe Carter
Kirk McCaskill
Vancouver Asahi
Richard Belec


Andre Dawson
Peter Hardy
Jim McKean
Joseph J. Lannin


Ron Hayter
Tommy Lasorda
John McLean
Ron Stead


Sparky Anderson
John Haar
Sherry Robertson


Tony Fernandez
Billy Harris
Gladwyn Scott
Peter Widdrington



Roberto Alomar
Calvin Griffith
Paul Quantrill
Allan Roth


Tom Henke
Allan Simpson
George Wood

Rheal Cormier
Doug Melvin
Rusty Staub
Team Canada
Nat Bailey
George Bell
Tom Cheek
Rob Ducey
Tim Raines
Murray Cook
Jim Ridley
Dave Van Horne

Tim Wallach
Pat Hentgen
Tony Kubek
Dennis Martinez
Wayne Norton
William Shuttleworth
Howard Starkman
Ray Carter
Vladimir Guerrero
Roy Halladay
Doug Hudlin
2015 Canadian National Team
Gord Ash
Jason Bay
Ryan Dempster
Rob Thomson

To Be Announced (January 2020)

Members [With Links For M.L. Players]

Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Baseball Fever today (where thousands of Canadian baseball fans roam). The Hall is also the creator of the prestigious Tip O'Neill Award - check it out & discuss it as well.
The list of former Major League players born in Canada is quite amazing and we invite you to take a look at every Major League baseball player born in Canada . Here are the rules for the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame nominations, for both Canadian and non-Canadian born individuals:

1. A player must be retired for three years.
2. Must receive 75 percent of the vote to be inducted.
3. If the person is not Canadian he must have done something significant in baseball in Canada.
4. The person nominated will stay on the ballot for nine years as long as he receives a minimum of one vote every two years.
5. All information must be in by December 31 of the year to be eligible for the following year.

Did you know that Fergie Jenkins (1987), Jackie Robinson (1991), Gary Carter (2001), Andre Dawson (2004), Tommy Lasorda (2006), Sparky Anderson (2007) and Roberto Alomar (2010), Vladimir Guerrero (2018), Pedro Martinez (2018), and Roy Halladay (2019) are the only Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame players who are ALSO inducted to the National Baseball Hall of Fame ?
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