OTTAWA- A year after taking the helm of the Memphis Redbirds Triple-A club and leading them to a Pacific Coast League championship, Stubby Clapp has been named Minor League Manager of the Year by Baseball America.
OTTAWA - Prior to the 2017 baseball season, and due to an imminent change in the bat industry, Baseball Canada’s Board of Directors voted to adopt the following rule that was in effect for 2017 Baseball Canada National Championships and will remain for 2018 and beyond.
OTTAWA- In conjunction with Baseball Ontario’s 100th anniversary celebrations in Hamilton, Baseball Canada handed out their National Awards honouring volunteers, coaches, officials and athletes from across the country.
OTTAWA-Delegates from all ten provincial baseball associations including representatives from the coaching, umpiring and administrative areas will join Baseball Canada’s Executive, Board of Directors and office staff in Hamilton from November 16 to 19 for the annual Baseball Canada Fall Meetings.
OTTAWA- Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto was announced as one of three finalists for the National League’s Most Valuable Player award along with Giancarlo Stanton of the Miami Marlins and Paul Goldschmidt of the Arizona Diamondbacks with the winner being announced on November 16th.
OTTAWA- Baseball Canada is thrilled to be the recipient of the Coaching Association of Canada’s (CAC) Sheila Robertson Award for 2017 honouring a National Sport Organization or Multi-Sport Service Organization that demonstrates a consistent approach in valuing and recognizing the role of the coach within the organization, the media, and the public.
The mission of Sport Canada, a division of Canadian Heritage is to support the achievement of high performance excellence and the development of the Canadian sport system to strengthen the unique contribution that sport makes to Canadian identity, culture and society. Visit Sport Canada at: www.pch.gc.ca/sportcanada.
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.
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.