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Friday, June 15, 2018

Weekend Outings: Pedro Martinez, Lloyd Moseby and William Humber to be inducted into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

(News Release)

St. Marys, Ont. – Former Montreal Expos superstar Pedro Martinez, long-time standout Toronto Blue Jays centre fielder Lloyd Moseby and Canada’s foremost baseball historian William Humber will be inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in a ceremony to take place on Saturday, June 16 at 1 p.m. E.T. at the Hall of Fame grounds in St. Marys, Ont.
 
Admission to the event is free.

(Please note that due to a medical condition, Pedro Martinez will not be able to attend the press conference or the induction ceremony.)

 "Each of this year’s inductees has had a tremendous influence on baseball in this country," said Scott Crawford, the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame’s director of operations. "Pedro Martinez and Lloyd Moseby are two of the most successful and beloved stars to have played for major league teams in Canada and Bill Humber’s commitment to promoting the history of the game in this country has been unparalleled."

The induction ceremony on June 16 will be followed by an "After Party Bash," featuring hypnotist Buck MacLeod and music by Corduroy Gordon and Joy Brigade starting at 8 p.m.

Agenda

Saturday, June 16
Event: Induction ceremony for Montreal Expos pitcher Pedro Martinez, Toronto Blue Jays outfielder Lloyd Moseby and Canada’s premier baseball historian Bill Humber. It will be emceed by Annakin Slayd

Time: 1 p.m.

Location: Hall of Fame grounds, 386 Church Street South

Cost: Free.

The Hall of Fame will be running a barbecue and a silent auction on site during the day. Baseball games will also be played on the diamonds starting at 9 a.m. and running all day.

The museum is closed due to construction and renovations.

Celebrities will be signing autographs at approximately 3:30 p.m. The cost is $10 for Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame members and $20 for non-members per trip through the autograph line.

AUTOGRAPH RULES:

2018 annual Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame members will enter the autograph session first.
Autograph session is 90 minutes long.
Autographs are limited to one item per person per inductee/special guest.
Autographs will be signed on a first-come first-serve basis.
Hall of Fame staff reserves the right to cut the line at any time.
Autographs are not guaranteed.
NO posed photos.
Bring your membership card or photo ID.


After Party Bash featuring hypnotist Buck MacLeod and music by Corduroy Gordon and Joy Brigade.

Time: 8:00 p.m. to 1:00 a.m.

Location: Hall of Fame grounds, 386 Church Street South

Cost: $25 per person or $45 per couple.

Tickets available at The World’s Coolest Music Store, Snapping Turtle & Hall of Fame office.
For the most up-to-date information on the induction events, please visit the Hall’s website at www.baseballhalloffame.ca or call (519) 284-1838.

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