The Western Canadian Baseball League is back in Fort Mac.
After a two-year absence because of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Northern Alberta community is welcoming the return of WCBL action in 2022.
The team is hoping this will be the year they take the next step towards a championship title.
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The 2022 baseball season is officially underway.
Scouring the rosters of all Major League Baseball and Minor League Baseball teams, there is certainly no shortage of connections to Alberta on the field.
We’ve compiled a list of players who were born here, trained here or played here with the Western Canadian Baseball League.
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It will come as no surprise that the developments around COVID-19 will continue to dominate the sports headlines in the months ahead.
But assuming we can have a normal(ish) summer, what other storylines should we be watching?
We take out our crystal ball to look at the five stories that we expect will have local, provincial and national implications.
Read More Five Storylines We’re Watching in 2022
With MLB and minor league baseball in full swing, college baseball wrapping up, the WBSC Olympic qualifiers underway and the WCBL expected to begin its season in a couple of weeks, we’re taking a look at some of the top performers of May.
Read More Box Score Beauties: May 2021
The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) has announced plans to soldier on with a 2021 season that will feature all-Canadian lineups for the first time in the summer collegiate circuit’s history.
Facing uncertainty over a number of COVID-19 pandemic issues – including health restrictions that will likely impact attendance and game-day activities, as well as unease about the timeline for the reopening of the Canada-U.S. border – the WCBL has made a number of significant changes for this year’s season.
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