With the Christmas season upon us, we have just the gifts for the baseball fans in your life! Introducing the Alberta Dugout Stories Silent Auction!Read More Online Silent Auction: Nov. 23-30
He was a Major League Baseball (MLB) draft pick who played in the New York Mets minor league system during the 1990s.
Then, when his playing days were over, Brandon Newell got into scouting and coaching. That ultimately led him to Okotoks and a life in southern Alberta.
Newell still coaches when he’s not working at his day job as a Fund Development Manager with Cystic Fibrosis Canada.
We caught up with Newell to learn more about his baseball experiences.Read More Q&A with Brandon Newell
With the summer season behind them, many Alberta baseball players have headed south for a year of college play in the United States.
While these athletes are settling in – hitting the books, spending time at the gym and running around the ball diamonds for practices and exhibition play, as the weather permits – we thought this was a good time to look back at the footprint of Alberta players who attended American colleges and universities during the 2018 season.Read More Head of the Class: Summary of 2018 Alberta College Players
Perfection, they say, is a myth.
That’s where Rich Walker comes in. When the Edmonton Prospects’ pitcher took the mound at Shell Place in Fort McMurray on June 29th, he unleashed a flawless performance on the Giants.Read More Chasing Perfection
There are final outs and then there are final outs.
When Maverick centre fielder David Salgueiro caught a fly ball in the ninth inning of a game against the Regina Red Sox on Thursday, Aug. 16th at Athletic Park in Medicine Hat, it sealed an 8-2 win for the Mavs.
It was the final out of the deciding game of the series. It was also the final out of the last Western Major Baseball League (WMBL) game of 2018 and it marked the end of the league as we know it.Read More How The West Was Won