OTTAWA-When the 2008 IBAF 18U World Championships ended in Edmonton graduating members of Team Canada went their separate ways to continue their baseball careers at either the collegiate or professional level.
With the 2013 baseball season right around the corner Baseball.ca will visit with each of the 10 Provincial organizations during a 10 week period. This week we meet with Baseball Québec’s Gilles Taillon.
‘In the minors’ is a regular feature on Baseball.ca that highlights Canadian’s in the minor leagues. In this first installment we take a look at two 2010 Junior National Team grads working their way up the minor league ladder and a minor league veteran off to a hot start in Triple-A.
With the 2013 baseball season right around the corner Baseball.ca will visit with each of the 10 Provincial organizations during a 10 week period. This week we meet with Baseball Ontario’s Mary-Ann Smith.
ORLANDO-Malik Collymore (Mississauga, ON) hit the Junior National Team’s first home run of spring training, but it wasn’t enough as the Houston Astros prospects earned an 11-3 win as spring training continues.
OTTAWA- Baseball Canada is pleased to announce that long-time Senior National Team member Jimmy Van Ostrand (Richmond, BC) was named the International Baseball Federation’s (IBAF) Senior Athlete of the Year for 2012.
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.