Stars shine at 15th annual National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser

  • January 16, 2017

TORONTO- A list of current and former big leaguers including Larry Walker, Justin Morneau, Joey Votto, Jason Bay, Russell Martin and Ryan Dempster along with John Axford, Jeff Francis, Chris Reitsma, Pete Orr, Dalton Pompey and Jim Henderson were part of the festivities Saturday evening as the 15th annual National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser took place at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown.

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Jays Care Foundation, Baseball Canada, Little League Canada team up for Challenger Baseball

  • January 12, 2017

In front of 30 Challenger Baseball participants and Toronto Blue Jays Outfielder Kevin Pillar, Jays Care Foundation, the charitable arm of the Toronto Blue Jays, together with Little League Canada, Baseball Canada and Challenger Baseball Canada today announced an exciting new partnership that will see Jays Care assume leadership of the Challenger Baseball program in Canada.

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Baseball Canada National Teams set to host National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser

  • January 10, 2017

OTTAWA-Baseball Canada will host some of its most distinguished alumni, corporate partners and friends at the Northern Lights Ballroom inside the Renaissance Toronto Downtown Hotel this Saturday, January 14th for the annual National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser that’s celebrating its 15th year.

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UBC Baseball to start Junior Varsity Team for 2017/18 season

  • January 03, 2017

The University of British Columbia varsity baseball program (UBC Baseball) will begin a Junior Varsity baseball program in September of 2017.  The success of the UBC Baseball varsity team, their outstanding coaching staff, and new state of the art facilities has created a high demand from many of Canada’s top student-athlete baseball players to attend UBC. 

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Partners

RBC Wealth Management

As a leader in supporting amateur sport in Canada, RBC is committed to helping athletes succeed in their chosen sport . As a partner with Baseball Canada’s National Teams program, RBC’s Sports Professionals Team of retired athletes, top advisors and specialists in key markets around the globe help our athletes and their family’s define and execute investment strategies which are both personalized and customized to the life cycle of the professional athlete. For more information on the RBC Sports Professionals Team, or to set up an appointment, visit   http://www.rbcinvestments.com/private-banking/sports-professionals.html

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MLB Canadians

Russell Martin

Current MLB Team: Toronto Blue Jays
Hometown: Montréal, QC

WATCH: 'Rite of Passage' Documentary

Watch as the Canadian Junior National Team travel to the Dominican Republic to play against MLB affiliated academy teams.

Shaped by our Game

Baseball Canada is pleased to introduce Shaped by Our Game, a new initiative on baseball.ca that will profile people who have used our sport to achieve success later in life. Baseball is a sport that provides great life lessons and teaches skills that are applicable for future success in life whether on the baseball field or not.

 Dominic Therrien

 Isabelle Higgins

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)

What is LTAD?

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete.