PLAY BALL heads to Vancouver, August 1st!

July 24, 2018


Come PLAY BALL with Major League Baseball, the Vancouver Canadians, Jays Care Foundation, Baseball Canada, and Baseball BC! All participants will receive a PLAY BALL T-shirt, wristband, Franklin PLAY BALL bat & ball set, and more!

Baseball Canada is pleased to partner with these great organizations to bring a PLAY BALL event to Nat Bailey Stadium in Vancouver on August 1st!

The PLAY BALL initiative is MLB’s collective effort to encourage young people and communities to participate in baseball- or softball-related activities, including formal leagues, events and casual forms of play.

This ‘Play Ball’ clinic is aimed at youth aged 13 and under and is a free festive event where young people will have the opportunity to participate in baseball activities while having fun.

Click HERE for registration info!

 

Partners

RBC Wealth Management

As a leader in supporting amateur sport in Canada, RBC is committed to helping athletes succeed in their chosen sport . As a partner with Baseball Canada’s National Teams program, RBC’s Sports Professionals Team of retired athletes, top advisors and specialists in key markets around the globe help our athletes and their family’s define and execute investment strategies which are both personalized and customized to the life cycle of the professional athlete. For more information on the RBC Sports Professionals Team, or to set up an appointment, visit   http://www.rbcinvestments.com/private-banking/sports-professionals.html

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MLB Canadians

Nick Pivetta

Current MLB Team: Philadelphia Phillies
Hometown: Victoria, BC

Umpire of the Week

Week of July 2, 2018

Isaac (AB)

Shaped by our Game

Baseball Canada is pleased to introduce Shaped by Our Game, a new initiative on baseball.ca that will profile people who have used our sport to achieve success later in life. Baseball is a sport that provides great life lessons and teaches skills that are applicable for future success in life whether on the baseball field or not.

 Dominic Therrien

 Isabelle Higgins

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)

What is LTAD?

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete.