Many young athletes have dreams of representing Canada on the international stage.
For four young Albertans, they took one big step towards that goal recently during Baseball Canada’s Women’s National Team Showcase.
They hope their performance was enough for them to get the call to the national team once an international event is once again organized.
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Even though her playing days are behind her, Paige Wakefield is still more than happy to reminisce about her time in baseball.
Whether it was her home association teams, Baseball Alberta or Baseball Canada, she enjoyed every minute of it.
We caught up with her earlier this year for a chat on Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast and here is the full transcript of that conversation.
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Over the last year, we have asked a simple question of our guests on Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
“What does the game of baseball mean to you?”
It has resulted in some of the most heartfelt, genuine answers, which we wanted to gather together in one place as we celebrate the game of baseball.
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“I really still feel that baseball is just such a huge part of my heart and my life.”
Fort Saskatchewan’s Tara Sliwkanich might not be playing baseball right now, but she still feels it has shaped who she is.
The former Baseball Alberta and Baseball Canada star pitcher joined us in a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast to talk about her days of playing and the lessons she has taken to her new career.
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They all say it took them by surprise and that it was also an honour.
Baseball Canada quietly unveiled its four major award winners recently and three of them went to Alberta products.
We chatted with Kelsey Lalor, Ellie Jespersen and Nicole Luchanski about what it meant to them to be recognized for their contributions to the game.
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