A thrill of a lifetime for many aspiring baseball players in our province with the annual Blue Jays Academy Super Camp powered by Honda.
George Bell, J.P. Arencibia, Homer Bush and Ricky Romero showed players in St. Albert and Okotoks a few tricks of the trade over the last four days.
We were invited onto the field to snap a few photos of the festivities.
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Not only did Calgary’s J.T. Patterson hit three home runs in a game. He did it twice. In back-to-back games.
The Bellevue University Bruins star has been lights out in his senior season.
Right after that first 3-HR game, we chatted with him for a later episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
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It’s been quite the journey for Okotoks Dawgs’ outfielder Danny Donnelly.
Donnelly – who played 32 games for the Dawgs this season, recording two home runs, 11 RBI and 11 runs over 61 regular season at bats – grew up in Okotoks. He patrolled the berm in left field as a fan, along with his father Pat, while his mother Marlene served as the Dawgs’ academic advisor.
He would later hustle around the infield as a bat boy for his beloved hometown team and join the Dawgs Academy.
He recently made time for our “1 Thru 9” series and here’s what the right-handed batter had to say.
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Home field advantage is something the Okotoks Dawgs are hoping to capitalize on this season with a bevy of home-grown talent, including Jacob Bouzide.
The Dawgs Academy product is the focus of the newest “1 Thru 9.”
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It hasn’t been the smoothest of rides for Andrew Kittredge. The Spokane native has traveled along many different roads, including a stretch with the WMBL’s Okotoks Dawgs. We caught up with Kittredge to talk about his journey, his time in Alberta and advice he has for any kid hoping to make it to the MLB.
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