Dickson recalls Edmonds making “greatest catch ever”

It has been called the greatest catch in major league history. Jason Dickson agrees with that assessment and he might be the best person to judge. After all, the Miramichi, N.B., native was the California Angels pitcher on June 10, 1997 when with two outs and runners on first and second in the bottom of the fifth inning, Kansas City Royals outfielder David Howard belted one of his curveballs deep into centre field at Kauffman Stadium, well over the head of outfielder Jim Edmonds.

Loewen attempting comeback to play in World Baseball Classic, don’t bet against him

Junior National Team alum and former big league left-hander Adam Loewen (Surrey, B.C.) will attempt a comeback to play for Canada at the World Baseball Classic. The 38-year-old left-hander hasn’t thrown a pitch or hit in an international competition for Canada since 2019, but given his track record, no one should bet against him.

But What Do I Know? . . . Ernie Whitt, Larry Walker, Rob Ducey, Derek Bell

Ernie Whitt will again manage Canada at the World Baseball Classic. Photo: Baseball Canada December 18, 2022 By Kevin Glew Cooperstowners in Canada My weekly Canadian baseball news and notes: -Since taking over as senior national team manager in 1999, Toronto Blue Jays legend Ernie Whitt has guided the squad to its first two gold... Continue Reading →

Baseball America names Greg Hamilton as recipient of 2022 Tony Gwynn Award

Photo: Baseball Canada December 6, 2022 Baseball Canada OTTAWA - Baseball Canada is thrilled to announce that Greg Hamilton has been named the winner of Baseball America’s Tony Gwynn Award for 2022 in recognition of his lifetime achievement and contributions to the game of baseball. Hamilton, who’s held the title of head coach and director... Continue Reading →

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