Luring one of the most mild-mannered players in Major League Baseball (MLB) history to charge the mound is an unusual achievement, but it’s one that Lou Pote can celebrate.
The 6-foot-3 right-handed pitcher was with the Anaheim Angels in 2001 when he did the nearly impossible: he made Hall-of-Fame designated hitter (DH) Edgar Martinez mad … like, really mad.
It was the sixth inning of an early October game in Anaheim between the Angels and the Seattle Mariners, who finished that season with an American League (AL) record 116 wins.
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There’s a quiet confidence that exudes from Calgary’s Tyrese Johnson.
The long-time Dawgs Academy product wants to make an immediate impact with his new school, South Suburban College near Chicago.
We chatted with the young speedster about the decision to sign his letter of intent, what his summer has been like and more in this Q&A from Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
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Conor Pote knows what it will take for him to get to the next level in baseball.
The son of former MLB pitcher Lou Pote, the right-hander made a name for himself this summer at the plate and on the mound with Dawgs Academy Black.
He finished the season by being named the Baseball Alberta 15U ‘AAA’ Player of the Year.
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Tournament 12 (T12) – a national showcase tournament featuring some of Canada’s best baseball prospects – is fast approaching and the annual event once again includes a number of players from Alberta.
We are bringing back our popular 7th Inning Stretch series – which poses seven questions to our profile subjects – to spotlight some of the Alberta athletes who are taking part in T12 this year.
We get started with 15-year-old pitcher Conor Pote, who is a student of the Dawgs Academy program in Okotoks.
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