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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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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You can observe a lot by watching.
As a filmmaker, Sean Mullin knows this. But when the chance to work on a documentary about Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra presented itself, that pearl of wisdom took on even more meaning.
His production, “It Ain’t Over”, will be screened at the 2022 Calgary International Film Festival from September 22-October 2.
Read More The Un-Berra-Ble Lightness of Yogi
We preview the 2022 Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) Championship Final series between the Okotoks Dawgs and Moose Jaw Miller Express.
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Matt Stairs must feel at home in Alberta.
The former big league slugger, who was at Seaman Stadium in Okotoks for the Western Canadian Baseball League’s All-Star Game, has a brother that lives in Calgary and he his wife, Lisa, were staying with his ex-sister-in-law in Okotoks.
The former Edmonton Trappers star sat down for a chat with Canadian Baseball Network’s Kevin Glew during the festivities.
Read More Stairs Shares Baseball Wisdom