PRESS RELEASE – The 2016 Western Major Baseball league champions have a new name. Honouring the 57 seasons the team played as The Swift Current Indians, the WMBL baseball team in Swift Current will now use the nickname “57’s”. Continue reading
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Montreal baseball fans dreaming of the return of major league baseball were teased once again Monday after developer Luc Poirier said that his newly purchased downtown property could become a baseball stadium. Read more here.
In the Lower 48 states, big news would be a brand new, multi-million dollar ballpark. But in the remote provincial capital of Yellowknife (Northwest Territories, Canada) (pop. 19,234), just getting grass on the local ball field is a big deal. This past weekend, players and volunteers laid down almost 5,000 square yards of sod at Tommy Forrest Ballpark, replacing a dust and dirt outfield that’s been the bane of outfielders’ lives for decades. Read more and view photos here. Read about Yellowknife here. Read fun facts about Yellowknife here.