Mark Hebscher

Mark Hebscher

Mark Hebscher has been a sports commentator on TV and radio for over 30 years. His on-air personality and attitude is unique and refreshing. Mark co-hosted the groundbreaking "Sportsline" on Global TV for 11 years from 1984-95 with Jim Tatti, and developed a weekly collection of sports bloopers known as the "Hebsy Awards". "Sportsline" now airs weekday afternoons at 5pm on CHCH TV.

Russell Martin is just what the doctor ordered

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Mark Hebscher (ISN) - Despite the protestations of many Bluejays fans, this was a welcome move. Signing a catcher, and a very good one at that, was a higher priority for the Bluejays than we thought. Let's face it, they haven't had a good...

WIL-NER!!

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Full disclosure: Many years ago, I hosted the pre and post game shows on the Bluejays radio network. I know what it's like to have to talk to angry callers after a Bluejay loss. I used to hang up on many of them....

Do We Care If Michael Saunders Is Canadian ?

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Mark Hebscher  (ISN) - The Bluejays improved their outfield situation by trading J.A. Happ to Seattle for Michael Saunders. That is a fact. But why did all the news stories read "Canadian-born outfielder Michael Saunders..."? Why not "Lefthanded hitting outfielder Michael Saunders"? After...

There Are Too Many Angry People In Sports

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By Mark Hebscher   (ISN) - Saturday afternoon, in front of about 60 people, a game featuring 10 year old House League basketball players turned ugly.  After a hard foul at game's end, parents came onto the court, and threats of bodily harm...

Memories Of A Great Baseball Writer

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By Mark Hebscher (ISN) - I hadn't thought of Alison Gordon in 20 years. We used to spend a lot of time together, covering the Toronto Bluejays of the late 70s and early 80s. Then I read the news. She had passed away at...

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