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2016 Most Influential Canadians in Baseball

canadian-baseball-network-logoThe annual list of the 101 most influential Canadians in baseball has been released.  A few notables include Farhan Zaidi, general manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers at #4,  John Ircandia, managing director of the Okotoks Dawgs (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League) at #18, and Jim Swanson, managing partner of the Victoria HarbourCats (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League), making his debut on the list at #76.  Read more here.

John Ircandia, Okotoks Dawgs

John Ircandia, Okotoks Dawgs

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Dawgs Ircandia Among Most Influential Canadians in Baseball

Okotoks Dawgs Logo on BallPRESS RELEASE – John Ircandia, managing director of the Okotoks Dawgs, was ranked 20th on the list of Most Influential Canadians in Baseball published today by the Toronto SUN. The list is compiled annually by sports journalist, Bob Elliot, himself a member of Major League Baseball’s Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Continue reading

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Dawgs Welcome 500,000th Fan to Seaman Stadium

Okotoks Dawgs Logo on BallPRESS RELEASE – Canada’s #1 summer collegiate club, the Okotoks Dawgs welcomed their 500,000th fan to beautiful Seaman Stadium on Canada Day, July 1st. Continue reading

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House Okotoks Dawgs Vie for Ballpark Attendance Throne in Canada

Okotoks Dawgs Logo on BallThe Okotoks Dawgs (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League) opened their 2015 season at Seaman Stadium by shattering their previous opening homestand attendance record by an average of 1,000 fans per game, with 3,817 on opening night, June 5th, 3,801 on Saturday, June 6th, and 3,180 on Sunday, June 7th, for a total of 10,797.  Read press release here.

A throne fit for a king of ballpark attendance in Canada? Okotoks Dawgs Facebook photo

A throne fit for a king of ballpark attendance in Canada? Okotoks Dawgs Facebook photo

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Ballpark Beer Sales to Help with Flood Relief

Okotoks Dawgs Logo on BallBaseball fans will have a chance to enjoy an Okotoks Dawgs (Summer Collegiate, Western Major Baseball League) game, a hot dog and a cool one while helping flood victims.  Hell or High Water beer will be be sold at Seaman Stadium this summer.  A portion of the beer sales will go towards flood relief for those victimized by the 2013 flood.  Read more here.

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Okotoks Dawgs Ballpark Plays Starring Role in Upcoming Sci-Fi Blockbuster

Okotoks Dawgs LogoHollywood actors, including Matthew McConaughey and John Lithgow, descended on Okotoks (AB) more than a year ago to film scenes for the new sci-fi flick Interstellar hitting theaters Friday, Nov. 7.  Read more here.  The “stellar” spring-training-like baseball complex owned and operated by the summer collegiate Okotoks Dawgs (Western Major Baseball League) plays a role in the film.  In fact, Tourmaline Field, the youth baseball facility next to Seaman Stadium, makes a starring appearance in trailer #2 below:

Interstellar Movie and Tourmaline Field

Speaking of the Dawgs and their complex, there is a lot Continue reading

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Dawgs’ Seaman Stadium Rocks It in the Rockies

Okotoks Dawgs Logo on BallCanada’s SportsNet recently ventured to the foothills of the Alberta Rockies to check out Seaman Stadium in Okotoks (AB) and the summer collegiate Okotoks Dawgs (Western Major Baseball League), and they discovered that Seaman Stadium has become an amazing community gathering place.  Read more and watch video report here.

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