When the players, coaches and assorted baseball observers assembled for scout day at the Canadian Futures Showcase, Nathan Flewelling hit perhaps the longest home run of the outing.
It was a hard-struck ball that smacked off the face of Schneider’s Porch in the 200 level of Rogers Centre.
That was just the beginning of Flewelling’s long-ball exploits this week in Toronto.
Selected for Saturday’s Home Run Derby, the Innisfail, Alberta native cracked 11 total dingers over two rounds to secure the event’s championship belt.
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Alberta baseball fans packed the park during the summer of 2023, smashing attendance records along the way.
Ballpark Digest has the receipts, which show the Okotoks Dawgs having the third-highest attendance across all summer collegiate leagues and teams.
We take a look at all the numbers and how each Alberta market fared.
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Coming off a fantastic 2022 season, it was hard to believe that Halen Knoll would be able to find a way to beat it.
Instead, the 23-year-old Edmonton product thrived with the hometown Riverhawks, winning the West Coast League’s Pitcher of the Year Award.
Read More All Halen the King
The Final Four of the WCBL playoffs will see the Dawgs battle the Gulls, while the Mavs take on the Miller Express.
Learn more about Round 2 of the Western Canadian Baseball League postseason …
Read More 2023 WCBL Division Finals Preview
A rundown of the exceptional regular-season performances in the Western Canadian Baseball League this summer …
Read More 2023 WCBL League Leaders
The sprint marathon that is the Western Canadian Baseball League regular season has come to an end and now the games really matter.
We take a look at all four first-round playoff matchups from around the league and some of the “best of show” performances from each of the teams.
Read More 2023 WCBL Postseason Preview
The Okotoks Dawgs can take a bow.
After hosting two successful Western Canadian Baseball League All-Star Games in 2022 and 2023, could it be time for them to pass the torch?
Joe McFarland wades into the possible locations as well as ways to expand the game and festivities.
Read More OPINION: What’s next for the WCBL’s Mid-Summer Classic?
We captured some of the scenes from the 2023 WCBL All-Star Game & Home Run Derby in Okotoks.
Here’s what Ian Wilson saw through his lens at Seaman Stadium …
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It was a long-ball competition that truly knocked it out of the park.
The 2023 edition of the Western Canadian Baseball League Home Run Derby featured a competitive field of participants, a special scene between father and son, and that key ingredient of plenty of dingers.
With the help of his dad, Hank Dodson of the Sylvan Lake Gulls was crowned the champion.
Read More Hammerin’ Hank Shines in Derby Delight
Hall of Fame journalist Bob Elliott takes a look at the 2023 WCBL All-Star Game in Okotoks …
Read More Career Dawgs Help West Win WCBL All-Star Game