Happy Canada Day! Today's POTD looks at some of the Canadian-born players in the big leagues in 2012 and some others who hope to get there one day.
The Blue Jays host the Los Angeles Angels in this year's July 1 game at the Dome. Lefty Aaron Laffey is scheduled to throw the first pitch at 3:07 p.m. ET. The Jays minor league affiliate, the Vancouver Canadians, are also home to take on the Salem-Keizer Volcanoes, San Francisco's affiliate, in a 7:05 p.m. PT start at Nat Bailey Stadium.
The pride of Chatham, Ontario - Hall of Famer Fergie Jenkins - in attendance during the Jays Canada Day game in 2011.
Guelph, Ontario's Scott Diamond.
New Westminster, B.C.'s Justin Morneau.
Victoria, B.C.'s Michael Saunders.
Thunder Bay, Ontario's Eric Brown.
Amherstburg, Ontario's Zack Breault.
Mississauga, Ontario's Dalton Pompey.
Cobourg, Ontario's Nick Purdy.
And last but definitely not least, Langley, B.C.'s Brett Lawrie.