Canadian BB Network: Morneau A Canadian Hero

The first time Mike Kelly, a coach with the North Delta Blue Jays, saw Justin Morneau hit, he was playing midget ball for a Vancouver Community team in 1997.

“He hit a home run against us ... well I don’t know if it has come down yet,” said Kelly who turned to head coach Ari Mellios and said, “We need to get this guy for next year.”

The next year, 1998, Morneau joined the BC Premier League with North Delta.

 

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https://www.canadianbaseballnetwork.com/canadian-baseball-network-articles/justin-morneau-belongs-on-canadas-mt-rushmore-of-hitters

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