The year was 1980 and a 25-year-old Brian Tobin badly needed advice. Grit organizers wanted Tobin, a cocky former radio disc jockey, television newscaster and provincial Liberal party operative, to run in a traditionally Tory riding on Newfoundland’s west coast.
America’s pastime has truly become one of Canada’s more visible exports. First, the Toronto Blue Jays won back-to-back World Series and, now, one of baseball’s greatest hitters has come north to publish his thoughts on the game.By TOM FENNELL5 min
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