Alberta’s 2022 Pro Connections

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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EDITORIAL: Five Years Later

It all started at the tables of Calgary pubs as conversations about baseball’s days of yore in Alberta.

The Expos, Dodgers, Blue Jays, Trappers and Cannons featuring names like Dawson, Sax, Moseby, Valenzuela and Edgar.

Here we are, five years later since the start of Alberta Dugout Stories. We’re here to say thank YOU for your tremendous support.

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The Brothers Vulcano

Canada has a growing list of recognizable baseball families.

The Quantrills. Naylors. Pompeys. Toros.

As Matt Betts of Canadian Baseball Network tells us, the Vulcanos are hoping to make their family a household name as they forge their own path in baseball.

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One-Two Punch

If you see one, the other probably isn’t too far away.

BC’s Carlin Dick and New Brunswick’s Max Grant became fast friends at the Vauxhall Academy of Baseball.

Now hitting 1-2 in the batting order at Canisius College in New York, the pair is hoping to continue their winning ways together with the Golden Griffins.

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Still Smiling

Luxon Glor’s smile is infectious.

While discussing his journey in life and sport, the young man on the other side of the Zoom conversation exudes an air of positivity and gratitude that is refreshing in what feels like a fractured world.

Through all of the challenges he has faced, the Haiti-born and Vauxhall Academy product has emerged as one of the greatest in track-and-field at the University of Mary, and is still hoping to fulfill an Olympic dream.

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