Alomar elected to (Canadian) baseball Hall of Fame

Second baseman was a key member of Toronto's back-to-back championship teams

Roberto Alomar, the switch-hitting Puerto Rican, who spent five seasons wowing Toronto fans with his gold-glove defence and his sweet swing, will be immortalized in the baseball hall of fame—the Canadian one, that is. Alomar will be enshrined later this summer along with fellow former Jay Paul Quantrill, as well as former Washinton Senators/Minnesota Twins owner Calvin Griffith, and statistician Allan Roth. The second baseman, who fell just shy of induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown NY earlier this month, was a key member of the Blue Jays teams that won back-to-back World Series Championships in 1992-1993.

CBC News

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