Some might have found he deserved to be on everyone’s radar a lot sooner.
But with winning Baseball Alberta’s Midget AAA Player of the Year award, Calgary’s Ben Prediger is turning heads.
As it turns out, the family name is synonymous with sports.
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We’re just having too much fun with our online silent auction, so we’ve decided to send it to extra innings.
Here’s what we’ve done. Those who placed winning bids from our original auction have been notified and will be sent their prizes soon. We have eliminated those items from our shopping list and updated the auction. Fear not, there’s plenty of fantastic merchandise still up for grabs!
The “extra innings” portion of the silent auction will end at midnight (MST) on Friday, Dec. 7th.
Read More Extra Innings: Let’s Get Down to Bidness
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
The success stories of baseball in Alberta have been well-documented.
From Mike Soroka and Erik Sabrowski to Nicole Luchanski and Madison Willan, baseball has been top of mind for many.
But as Baseball Alberta’s Darren Dekinder tells us, you can trace a lot of the success back to the grassroots.
Read More State of Alberta’s Game
Erik Kratz represents the end of an Alberta era. He is the last active player in Major League Baseball who spent time with the Medicine Hat Blue Jays.
He was part of the last Pioneer League team to come through Athletic Park in 2002.
We caught up with his old manager Rolando Pino to talk about Kratz and his improbable journey to baseball folk hero.
Read More Last Of The Baby Jays