Eleven Heaven

“The New Britain 11” were members of the Double-A Rock Cats who kind of won the 2001 Eastern League championship.

The final was shutdown following the 9/11 terrorist attacks, and the players were hungry to win a final outright.

Now members of the 2002 Edmonton Trappers, they embarked on a journey to finish what they started.

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Wing Men

The fingerprints of the Edmonton Trappers were all over the 2002 World Series champion Anaheim Angels.

Learn more about the impact of the Pacific Coast League graduates on the title-winning club …

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Call to the Penner

If you would have told Ty Penner in high school or even early in his college baseball career that he would one day sign a contract with a Major League baseball team, he would have wanted to believe you.

But he admits, he doesn’t know if every bone in his body would have it was possible.

The Vauxhall Academy and UBC Thunderbird grad is still flying high after signing a free agent deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, leading to a whirlwind past few months.

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Smash Success

Ashley Stephenson is used to breaking down barriers.

Prior to the pandemic, the long-time Women’s National Team member transitioned into coaching.

However, Stephenson maintains her role as mentor, ambassador and trailblazer as she hopes to keep building the women’s game in Canada and abroad.

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