Edmonton’s Keegan Kwong has played baseball all over the map in Western Canada.
From New Westminster, B.C. to Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, the youngster can finally spend a summer closer to home.
Kwong is the latest to join Alberta Dugout Stories to answer some questions in “1 Thru 9.”
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Fathers and sons and baseball.
Bret Boone knows a lot about these things. He is the grandson of Major League Baseball (MLB) infielder Ray Boone, the son of catching great Bob Boone and in 1992 he became the first third-generation big league player in history when he was called up from the Calgary Cannons to play with the Seattle Mariners.
At 49 years of age, Bret is a decade removed from his playing days, but as a father he now does what Ray and Bob did before him – he watches his son play baseball.
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With a major shakeup of the Western Major Baseball League, we posed five questions to league president Kevin Kvame about the new marketing strategy and the addition of an All-Star Game.
Here’s what he told us …
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Think of it as a “Getting To Know..” feature, baseball-style.
“1 Thru 9” is a look at some rapid-fire questions and answers with Alberta products playing in the Western Major Baseball League.
We start with Edmonton Prospects infielder Mike Ozga.
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It was a fairytale ending.
After a plucky cast of characters was assembled, they set out on an epic journey. At several points during this obstacle-laden trek, it seemed like all hope was lost and the battle was done.
But every fairytale needs a happy ending. A starry-eyed hero must emerge at just the right time to strike an unexpected and lethal blow to the enemy. A valiant and trusted companion must struggle through adversity to ensure his lovable mates win the fight.
And in the end, a prince and princess must bring new hope to the land.
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