All-Canadian Western Canadian Baseball League to premiere this spring

As a fan of the Edmonton Prospects yesterday’s major announcement by the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL) still has my mind racing. The Alberta and Saskatchewan based league will feature only teams playing out of Alberta and will feature only Canadian players. Partial League Announcement “For the first time in Western Canadian Baseball League history,Continue reading “All-Canadian Western Canadian Baseball League to premiere this spring”

Going back to 2012, my first ever Edmonton Prospects Game recap

As a fan, you probably remember your first live sporting event. As a writer, my first memories of covering a live event happen in 2012 when the Edmonton Prospects moved into John Ducey Park aka Telus Field aka Re/Max Field. The Prospects website has a wonderful “team history tab” detailing their existence beginning in 2005.Continue reading “Going back to 2012, my first ever Edmonton Prospects Game recap”

The Edmonton Prospects Season Long Road Trip Examined

The number 56 has great significance in baseball. In the MLB, 56 is the number of consecutive games that Joe DiMaggio collected a hit during the 1941 season which is a record that still stands today. In the Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL), 56 represents how many regular season games the league has and howContinue reading “The Edmonton Prospects Season Long Road Trip Examined”