That back-to-school feeling can hit some people harder than others.
Classroom seating smacks several students with instant nostalgia, inspired by summer memories that fade faster than a farmer’s tan.
Pitchers who have completed their senior season of baseball, and chased that with a final tour on the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) circuit, suffer from phantom pain. They’re back at college or university to complete their education, but the baseball – at least the competitive version of it that they’re used to – has been amputated.
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He’s the nephew of a Hall of Fame baseball pioneer.
But Josh McIntyre is making a name for himself with his 2019 Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) season with the Brooks Bombers.
McIntyre is front and centre in our latest edition of 7th Inning Stretch.
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The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) has unveiled its rosters for the 2019 All Star Game in Edmonton on Sunday, July 7th.
A full list of the Western and Eastern Division squads can be found here, as can a gallery of some of the players who will be representing their respective teams.
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They say that home is where the heart is.
As it turns out, Ontario’s Ashton Roy is feeling pretty good about his second home here in Alberta.
He moved here in 2015 and talks to us in our latest 7th Inning Stretch about the move, this province and the “Major League” character he channels in the clubhouse.
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First baseman McCoy Pearce is doing his part to put the “Bomb” in “Bombers” this season.
Making his way to Brooks by way of Kamloops, Kelowna and – more recently – McPherson College in Kansas, the 6-foot-3 batsman has been a consistent performer at the plate through 22 Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) games, leading the team in runs batted in (RBI) with 24, runs (18), hits (35), and home runs (6).
Pearce was recruited to Brooks by Kyle MacKinnon – the head coach for the Bombers and the hitting coach for the McPherson College Bulldogs – along with several of his college teammates.
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