Previous Milwaukee Brewers assistant standard manager Gord Ash is one particular of 4 adult men selected Tuesday for the Canadian Baseball Corridor of Fame, signing up for former players Jason Bay, Rob Thomson and Ryan Dempster.
Ash, a native of Toronto, served as assistant to Brewers standard manager Doug Melvin from 2002-’15 and has been in an advisory function because. Previously he served as standard manager of the Toronto Blue Jays for seven several years, succeeding Corridor of Famer Pat Gillick.
In all, Ash has used extra than 40 several years in qualified baseball. Melvin was elected to the Canadian Corridor of Fame in 2012.
“I am a blessed person,” Ash stated in a statement. “When they identified as to allow me know I experienced been selected for induction, I was overwhelmed with emotion. So several baseball recollections flashed vividly through my thoughts.”
The induction ceremony will acquire spot on June 15 at the Corridor of Fame grounds in St. Mary’s, Ontario.