Prospects in the Park

It’s been a long four years since the Edmonton Prospects had a place to call “home.”

The Western Canadian Baseball League team has faced plenty of challenges in building the new Myshak Metro Ballpark.

Owner Pat Cassidy says construction is ongoing, but several challenges could affect opening day, meaning a backup plan is being looked at in Sherwood Park.

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Ballpark Blitz

Alberta baseball fans packed the park during the summer of 2023, smashing attendance records along the way.

Ballpark Digest has the receipts, which show the Okotoks Dawgs having the third-highest attendance across all summer collegiate leagues and teams.

We take a look at all the numbers and how each Alberta market fared.

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Crowded House

Attendance in the Western Canadian Baseball League reached record-breaking levels this summer.

The WCBL cracked the 300,000 mark for the first time for its regular-season games, with 305,425 fans showing up to 275 games in Alberta and Saskatchewan in 2023.

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Seventh Heaven

The Big Red Machine rolls along.

This Okotoks Dawgs team requires maintenance, but its parts are interchangeable and it’s frequently firing on all cylinders.

If the 2022 edition of the Dawgs was the best the club has to offer – as evidenced by a record 43-win regular season and a dominant playoff run – this year’s team has established the franchise as a well-oiled machine …

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Mavericks Owner Reflects on Wild Season

The stands were packed and the berm was buzzing as the Western Canadian Baseball League’s championship series descended upon Athletic Park – and Greg Morrison was ready for it.

The Medicine Hat Mavericks owner watched his team battle through a patchy start to the summer, a mid-season coaching change and countless other variables before catching fire to open the postseason and rallying all the way to the final.

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2023 WCBL Championship Preview

After a hard-fought 56-game regular season and two playoff series, the Okotoks Dawgs and Medicine Hat Mavericks have emerged as the combatants for the Western Canadian Baseball League crown.

We take a look at the teams, the matchups and what to expect as they grapple for the Harry Hallis Trophy.

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Seaman Stadium Named Best Ballpark

John Ircandia and William Gardner admit that when Seaman Stadium was first being developed, they never thought it would expand to where it is today.

The home of the Okotoks Dawgs has become a well-known facility across North America, most recently recognized as the Best of the Ballparks – Summer Collegiate by Ballpark Digest.

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