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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Heritage Classic

It wasn’t that long ago that Amar Mahmood was only playing baseball for fun.

He claims he was out of shape and not very good until he met with Taylor Burns at Absolute Human Performance.

After hard training, he’s committed to De Anza College and is set to represent Pakistan at the World Baseball Classic Qualifiers in Panama.

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Reinventing the Abbott

Jim Abbott has served as inspiration in the baseball world for decades.

Born without a right hand, he persevered to become a college, Olympic and MLB pitcher who threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees in 1993.

Abbott once again inspired fans with an improbable comeback in 1998 that included five appearances with the Calgary Cannons.

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