3 inducted into Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame
Saturday, June 18, 2011
ST. MARYS, Ontario (AP) -- Former Toronto Blue Jays closer Tom Henke was inducted in the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame on Saturday along with Allan Simpson and George Wood.
Henke, from Kansas City, Mo., had a franchise-record 217 saves in eight seasons for the Blue Jays, and finished his 14-year career in the majors with 311 saves.
Simpson, from Kelowna, British Columbia, is the founder and original editor of Baseball America, a biweekly magazine with the motto "Baseball news you can't find anywhere else."
Wood, from Prince Edward Island, played from 1880-92 and was the eighth Canadian to reach the majors.