If baseball doesn’t work out for Ty Wevers, motivational speaking might be a good backup plan.
In chatting with the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product, you can’t help but feel inspired by how hard work paved the way in his baseball journey.
In this full Q&A from our conversation on Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast, Wevers talks about mindset, as well as his experience at Vauxhall and his decision to continue his education and baseball career at Cloud County Community College.
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There were few things left for Fernando Valenzuela to achieve in baseball by the time the 1990s rolled around.
His resumé included a Cy Young Award, Rookie of the Year honours, a pair of Silver Slugger nods, a Gold Glove, a couple of World Series rings, and six National League (NL) All-Star selections.
Not bad for the man from little-known Etchohuaquila, Mexico.
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Expectations were high for the Calgary Cannons heading into the 1988 season.
After making it to the Pacific Coast League final the previous summer, the Cannons seemed primed for a repeat performance.
We continue our look back at some of the baseball cards of the past with our new In The Cards, focusing in on the 1988 Calgary Cannons.
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He may not exactly have been in full bloom when he came to Alberta, but Pete Rose gave us a telling look at the baseball icon, thorns and all.
The three-time World Series champion provided insights into two of his cherished pastimes – gambling and baseball – when he visited the Edmonton area on Oct. 21, 2014.
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What a year it has been for Jackson Clemett.
The Calgary native and Vauxhall Academy of Baseball product started off the fall of 2019 by being named to the Tournament-12 in Toronto.
This spring, he announced his commitment to the University of Utah. And this fall, he was named to the World team for the New Balance Baseball Future Stars Series.
We chatted with the outfielder recently about the experience and what he has on his radar for the next twelve months.
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