Toronto Mike

Field of Dreams at Christie Pits

I attended the Toronto Maple Leafs home opener at Christie Pits yesterday and it was an absolutely gorgeous afternoon with a great vibe and excellent baseball. You can hear my recording here.

Live From Christie Pits: Toronto Mike’d Podcast Episode 1487
In this 1487th episode of Toronto Mike’d, Mike is live from Christie Pits during the Toronto Maple Leafs IBL home opener. Guests include Wendel Clark, Stephen Brunt, Rod Black, Mark Hebscher, Steve Paikin, Rick Vaive, Rik Emmett, Peter Gross, Cam Gordon, Keith Stein, MF, Monica and others! This epis…

Here's a photo I'll cherish... Wendel Clark to my left, and Stephen Brunt to my right... and Rik Emmett on deck.  

Stephen Brunt, Toronto Mike and Wendel Clark

There was an extended segment with Steve Paikin and Mark Hebscher that was just fantastic. These two should have their own show. Their tribute to Ron Ellis was magic.

Steve Paikin, Toronto Mike and Mark Hebscher

And a big thank you to Hebsy for getting my Doug Gilmour jersey signed by Killer himself.

My autographed Doug Gilmour jersey

My kids had a blast and got their baseballs signed by 1993 World Series champion Rob Butler.

Rob Butler, me and my kids

A big thanks to Maple Leafs owner Keith Stein who made his Toronto Mike'd debut alongside the moustache-less Rod Black. Rod asures me he'll have his moustache on June 2.

Rod Black, Toronto Mike and Keith Stein

An amazing day and I urge everyone to check the schedule and make the trek to Christie and Bloor. Did I mention it's free? I'll be recording live again on June 2 when the Maple Leafs take on the Guelph Royals.

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