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SPORTS: Silent Pits hold fond memories for Maple Leafs Pitcher (July 2020)

August 7th, 2020 · Comments Off on SPORTS: Silent Pits hold fond memories for Maple Leafs Pitcher (July 2020)

As 2020 season is cancelled, Marek Deska recounts historic no-hitter

By R.S. Konjek 

Marek Deska smiles as he remembers that night.

“The cool thing was, I knew the whole time.”  


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SPORTS: Fans cheer hair and history (Aug./Sept. 2018)

September 11th, 2018 · 1 Comment

Maple Leafs advance to semifinals after historic no-hitter

With his youthful energy, rookie Garrett Takamatsu became a fan favourite at Christie Pits this summer. R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS

By R.S. Konjek

It has been a memorable summer for Garrett Takamatsu.

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SPORTS (SEPTEMBER 2016): Late summer blues

September 15th, 2016 · Comments Off on SPORTS (SEPTEMBER 2016): Late summer blues

Leafs’ playoff run thrills the Pits

PHOTO BY R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS: Brett van Pelt of the Toronto Maple Leafs delivers a pitch on July 31 during the final game of the regular season.

PHOTO BY R.S. KONJEK/GLEANER NEWS: Pitcher Marek Deska of the Toronto Maple Leafs winds up during playoff action at Christie Pits last month.

By R.S. Konjek

Stepability. Grindertude.

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Deska, Arias Lead Charge as Maple Leafs Drop Majors

June 10th, 2012 · Comments Off on Deska, Arias Lead Charge as Maple Leafs Drop Majors

TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 6, LONDON MAJORS 5

By Jonah Birenbaum

Marek Deska threw six-plus solid innings, while Branfy Arias led the way offensively, as the Toronto Maple Leafs defeated the London Majors 6–5 at Dominico Field on Sunday.

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Maple Leafs let it go late in ballgame

May 13th, 2012 · 1 Comment

BARRIE BAYCATS 7, TORONTO MAPLE LEAFS 2

By Mike Radoslav

The top of the order for the Barrie Baycats were too much for the Toronto Maple Leaf ball club on Sunday, as Toronto was handed their second loss of the weekend at Dominico Field.

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