Northern Exposure

The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) has announced plans to soldier on with a 2021 season that will feature all-Canadian lineups for the first time in the summer collegiate circuit’s history.

Facing uncertainty over a number of COVID-19 pandemic issues – including health restrictions that will likely impact attendance and game-day activities, as well as unease about the timeline for the reopening of the Canada-U.S. border – the WCBL has made a number of significant changes for this year’s season.

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In The Cards: 1992 Calgary Cannons

After making it to the Pacific Coast League championship in 1991, the Calgary Cannons were hoping a few familiar faces would help them make another run.

And while players like Bret Boone, Rich Amaral and Mike Blowers proved to be steady hands, they weren’t able to get the team back into the playoffs.

We take a look back at the team through the set of 1992 Fleer ProCards in our latest In The Cards.

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Box Score Beauties

“Play ball!”

It’s back. Spring training for Major League Baseball (MLB) has cranked up again and college baseball south of the border is in full swing.

It feels really good to type those words. And to show some love to those from our province taking part, we wanted to highlight some of their accomplishments.

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Big Leaguing in Barrhead

Baseball royalty, meet small-town Alberta.

The elementary school auditorium in a community of a few thousand people, located 120 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, seems an unlikely place to rub elbows with some of the world’s best baseball players and the brightest minds in sports.

Welcome to Barrhead, Alberta in the late 1970s.

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