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February 27th, 2020
Black History Month - Remarkable Person:
Ferguson Arthur Jenkins was born on December 13, 1942, in Chatham, Ontario. He is considered to be one of the most talented pitchers to ever play baseball. He grew up in Canada and excelled in baseball, basketball and hockey, competing in Canada's highest amateur hockey league.
He won Canadian Athlete of the year 4 times, received baseball's highest honour when he became the first Canadian inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York, in 1991 and received the Order of Canada, Canada’s highest honour. Fergus Jenkins is a great Canadian!