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  1. Former Expos manager Jim Fanning diesRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | The Chronicle Herald

    Jim Fanning, a longtime Montreal Expos general manager who spent over 60 years in a variety of roles in professional baseball, has died. He was 87. A Toronto Blue Jays spokesman confirmed Saturday that Fanning died, but had no other details.

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  2. Jim Fanning, manager and executive with Montreal Expos, dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | The Washington Post

    Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who guided the club to its only playoff appearance before the franchise moved to Washington, died April 25 in London, Ontario. He was 87. Mr. Fanning was the Expos' general manager when the team entered the major leagues in 1968, and he spent 25 years with the franchise, which moved to Washington in 2005 and became the Nationals.

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  3. Cubs' Addison Russell fights through the K's to deliverRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | ESPN

    ... stat for Kris Bryant is that he's walked as much as he's struck out so far. Jim Fanning, the longtime Montreal Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died. He was 87. The Dominican relief pitcher ...

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  4. This Date in BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The San Diego Union-Tribune

    1929 - Brooklyn relief pitcher Clise Dudley homered on the first major league pitch he saw at Philadelphia's Baker Bowl. 1944 - Jim Tobin of the Braves pitched a no-hitter against the Dodgers in Boston, winning 2-0.

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  5. Longtime Expos general manager Jim Fanning diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Canada.com

    Former Montreal Expos general manager and lifelong supporter of Canadian baseball Jim Fanning has died of a heart attack. He was 87. Often called Gentleman Jim, Fanning first served the Expos as general manager in 1968, and stayed involved with the franchise in different roles until the early 1990s.

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  6. Former Montreal Expos general manager Jim Fanning dies at age 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    Jim Fanning, shown in this undated photo. Longtime Montreal Expos general manager Jim Fanning has died at the age of 87. Fanning was named the first GM of the Expos in 1968 and spent over 25 years with the team in a variety of roles.

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  7. Blue Jays make history with 3 Canadian position players in lineup vs RaysRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Winnipeg Free Press

    ... Tampa Bay on Saturday night. Never before had a big league team started three Canadian position players. The Montreal Expos twice in 1993 and the Minnesota Twins during the 2011 season had a pitcher and two position players from Canada in a starting ...

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  8. For Tides' Gamboa, a dream delayed - not deniedRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | The Virginian-Pilot

    ... his experience. Johnson recalls being in awe of the fact that when he spent a couple of weeks with the Montreal Expos in 1984, none other than 43-year-old Pete Rose was in the locker next to him. "It's different, man," said Johnson, who had a long ...

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  9. Former Expos executive Jim Fanning dies at 87Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Erie Times News

    In this Oct. 9, 1981, file photo, Montreal Expos manager Jim Fanning, center, files an official game protest with home plate umpire Bruce Froemming, left, during a division playoff game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia, Pa. Fanning, the longtime Expos executive who managed the franchise to its only playoff appearance in Canada, has died.

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  10. Former Expos coach Fanning, 87, passes awayRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The London Free Press

    Former Montreal Expos boss Jim Fanning entertains guests during his speech at the induction ceremony of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in 2012. Fanning managed the Expos into post-season play, bested the Philadelphia Phillies and came within a run of the 1981 World Series when Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Rick Monday won the decisive game of the National League Championship Series with a ninth-inning homer.

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  11. 'Cornerstone' of the Montreal Expos Jim Fanning diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | CTV

    ... Often referred to as Gentleman Jim, Fanning was part of the management team that put together the original Montreal Expos in 1969. He led the team in 1981, when the team was one win away from a World Series berth but lost the final game of their ...

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  12. Ball legend Jim Fanning diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The London Free Press

    FANNING A FAN SCOTT WISHART The Beacon Herald Baseball ambassador Jim Fanning, former general manager of the Montreal Expos, speaks at the local launch of the Canadian Academy of Sports Excellence Friday at Stratford Northwestern. Tributes have been soaring like long home runs at the news that legendary baseball manager "Gentleman Jim" Fanning has died at the age of 87. Fanning was a mentor to many young and old ballplayers and had a consummate knowledge of the game, said long-time friend Tom Valcke, former CEO of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.

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  13. Season's second week challenges Jacksonville SunsRead the original story

    Friday Apr 24 | Fish Stripes

    ... Marlins organization and as the Catching Coordinator. Ramos, who played six years in the big leagues with the Montreal Expos, is also the Latin Coordinator for the Marlins, and I visited with him in Jacksonville on Thursday. Ramos : Awesome! Last ...

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  14. Nationals 'Franchise Four' Unlikely To Include Nationals PlayersRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 23 | CBS Local

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  15. This Date in BaseballRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Apr 16 | Inside Bay Area

    1951 - In his first major league game, Mickey Mantle went 1-for-4 as the New York Yankees defeated the Boston Red Sox 5-0. 1953 - Mickey Mantle cleared the bleachers at Griffith Stadium with a 565-foot home run off Chuck Stobbs.

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  16. Cleveland Indians have Terry Talkin' about Terry Francona's ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Cleveland.com

    I saved this story from spring training because I figured I'd use it when the Indians could use a smile. When the car belonging to Jose Ramirez showed up parked at shortstop on one of the practice fields, Terry Francona shook his head about a young player having a BMW.

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  17. Pete Rose hired as MLB studio analyst by Fox SportsRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 26, 2011 | Alabama Live

    ... not yet met regarding his status. Rose played 24 seasons for the Cincinnati Reds, Philadelphia Phillies and Montreal Expos, and was in his fifth season as Reds manager when he was permanent banned. Fox was not required to seek MLB's permission to ...

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  18. Giants "in a tough rut," take eight-game losing streak into Saturday's ring ceremonyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 18 | Marin Independent Journal

    ... was the first year of Pacific Bell/SBC/AT&T Park and the Giants lost six straight before finally beating the Montreal Expos on a Saturday afternoon (which happened to be the first game I attended at this park). So if you're in a need of a silver ...

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  19. What Can We Expect From Kris Bryant In His Debut?Read the original story

    Friday Apr 17 | Bleed Cubbie Blue

    The new Cubs third baseman has a lot of hype attached to his big-league debut. But what will really happen? Just coincidentally -- really, since this happened before Theo & Co.

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  20. Bryant sparks memories of other highly anticipated debutsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Apr 17 | Major League Baseball

    Rays third baseman Evan Longoria knows all about the road Cubs phenom Kris Bryant followed to the big leagues. And he certainly has no complaints.

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