Greg Hamilton named most influential Canadian in baseball
OTTAWA-Greg Hamilton, Head Coach and Director of National Teams for Baseball Canada has been named the most influential Canadian in baseball by the Toronto Sun’s Bob Elliott in his annual ‘Top 100 Most Influential Canadians in Baseball’ list.
National Teams Banquet an event you will not want to miss!
OTTAWA-The 2012 Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser on Saturday January 14th at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown (Rogers Centre) is shaping up to be a star studded event with many high profile major league players and front office personnel already confirmed to attend.
Tragedy in Alberta
OTTAWA-Baseball Canada would like to express their deepest sympathies to the families and friends of Tanner Craswell and Mitch MacLean of Charlottetown and Cornwall, PEI. Tanner and Mitch were fatally shot on Highway 2 near Claresholm, Alberta early Thursday morning. Tanner just turned 22 years old while Mitch was 20.
Axford and Votto share Tip O
OTTAWA-For only the third time in history, there is a tie for the Tip O’Neill Award, given out annually by the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame to the ‘player judged to have excelled in individual achievement and team contribution while adhering to baseball’s highest ideals’.
2010 IBAF World Junior Baseball Championship Successes Presented to Baseball Canada
OTTAWA-The 2010 World Junior Baseball Championship was a resounding success on and off the field in Thunder Bay, Ontario. Team Canada played its way to a fourth place finish in front of capacity crowds each game at Port Arthur Stadium.
Sawkiw named to 2015 Pan/Parapan Am Games Athlete Advisory Council
OTTAWA-The Toronto 2015 Pan/Parapan American Games Organizing Committee recently announced a 10-person Athlete Advisory Council which includes former National Team player Warren Sawkiw of Mississauga, ON.
Bob Elliott Wins Spink Award
SOURCE: National Baseball Hall of Fame Press Release
Valcke to leave Hall of Fame
SOURCE: Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame
Juniors settle for silver after loss to USA
Cartagena, Colombia-The Junior National Team gave-up seven runs in the bottom of the first inning and the deficit was too much to overcome as they dropped a 12-2 decision to the United States in the final game of the Americas World Junior Qualification Tournament.