Baseball Canada announces 2012 Calendar of Events
OTTAWA- Baseball Canada is pleased to announce the 2012 Calendar of Events highlighting key dates for the upcoming baseball season. Last year Baseball Canada enjoyed unprecedented success in international competition as the Senior Men captured the bronze medal at the IBAF World Cup and stunned the United States to win gold at the Pan Am Games. Three weeks later, the Junior National Team took the silver medal at the COPABE World Junior Qualification Tournament.
Paxton makes MLB.com's Top 100 Prospects List
OTTAWA-James Paxton (Delta, BC) has cracked MLB.com’s Top 100 Prospects list. Paxton, a member of the Seattle Mariners organization, comes in at #77 on the list after an impressive 2011 season at two separate minor league stops.
Hammonds Plains Mosquito’s rub shoulders with Blue Jays
OTTAWA-With the closest Major League Baseball Stadium to Hammonds Plains, NS over 1,000 kilometres away in Boston, it is not often that folks from the town near Halifax get to see big-league players in person.
Baseball Canada Introduces On-line Auction!
OTTAWA-An impressive fantasy baseball package from Milwaukee Brewers closer John Axford is being offered as part of Baseball Canada’s on-line auction. Axford is offering airfare for 2, a 3 night hotel stay at Pfister Hotel in downtown Milwaukee,1 Restaurant Meal at Carnevor Steakhouse Moderne, tickets to see the 3-game Brewers/Blue Jays series, the opportunity to watch pre-game batting practice and an on-field meet & greet with John.
2012 Blue Jays Honda Super Camps
The Toronto Blue Jays will conduct 14 Blue Jays Honda Super Camps this summer across 10 provinces in July and August as they continue their commitment to amateur baseball in Canada.
National Teams Banquet provides memorable evening
OTTAWA-The tenth annual Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser was held on January 14th at Toronto’s Renaissance Downtown Hotel where another great night of Canadian baseball was celebrated.
Baseball Canada auction now open!
OTTAWA-Baseball Canada has once again assembled an impressive list of auction items that will be on-hand at the National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser.
Roberto Alomar to attend National Teams Banquet
OTTAWA-Baseball Hall of Famer Roberto Alomar will be on hand January 14th at the Renaissance Toronto Downtown when Baseball Canada holds its annual National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser.
Umpires and KidSport™ program enjoys successful first year
OTTAWA-Beginning in May 2011 the Baseball Canada Umpires Committee teamed-up with KidSport™ Canada on a unique, one-of-a-kind program. The committee asked each umpire in Canada to donate one game fee from the 2011 season to KidSport™, an organization that ‘removes financial barriers that prevent kids from playing organized sport.’