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Staub, Melvin headline Canadian baseball hall's Class of 2012

Montreal Expos batter Rusty Staub is shown in this 1974 file photo.

The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame is unveiling its Class of 2012.

Rusty Staub, Doug Melvin, Rheal Cormier and the 2011 Canadian senior national team will be inducted this June.

Staub, a native of New Orleans was a six-time all-star who played 518 games for the Montreal Expos over his career.

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Melvin, from Chatham, Ont., has served as the general manager of the Milwaukee Brewers since 2002 and was named Baseball Executive of the Year for 2011 by Baseball America.

Cormier, a Moncton native, pitched 16 years in the major leagues.

The Canadian team won a bronze medal at the 2011 World Cup and earned its first-ever gold medal at the Pan Am Games last fall.

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