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A Greater Vision for Ottawa Stadium

Ottawa Champions Logo 1Ottawa Champions (Independent Professional, Can-Am League) president David Gourlay says he wants to start talking about a larger vision for the Ottawa Stadium property, especially as the city gets closer to starting a light rail system.  Read more here.

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Ottawa Champions Make Debut

Ottawa Champions Logo 1The first-year Ottawa Champions (Indy Pro, Can-Am League) made their debut Friday night in front of a crowd of 3,876 at Ottawa Stadium.  Read more and view photo gallery here.

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Ottawa Stadium Gets New Name

Ottawa Champions Logo 1PRESS RELEASE – The Ottawa Champions Baseball Club will play their home opener of their inaugural season on May 22 against the Sussex County Miners in newly designated “Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park”. Continue reading

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Start-Up Champions Announce First GM

Ottawa Champions Logo 1PRESS RELEASE – The Ottawa Champions announced the hiring of Ben Hodge as the club’s first general manager on Monday. Continue reading

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Ottawa to Host 2017 Can-Am League/American Association All-Star Game to Align with Canada’s 150th Birthday Celebrations

Ottawa Champions Logo 1PRESS RELEASE – Ottawa Stadium and the Ottawa Champions Baseball Club will host the 2017 Can-Am League and American Association of Professional Baseball League All-Star game. Following a vote by Owner’s in both Leagues, Ottawa was awarded the 2017 All-Star game to align with the Canada’s 150th Birthday celebrations taking place in the Nation’s Capital. Continue reading

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Can-Am Considers Potential Sixth Franchise

Can-Am League LogoCan-Am League (and American Association) Commissioner Miles Wolff recently talked with TSN 1200 radio about the start-up Ottawa Champions and the three-person ownership group that includes Wolff, David Gourley and Al Ramos.  Through the interview and in a LaPress.ca article, we learn that a suitor with “deep pockets’ and a secured ballpark is seeking an Continue reading

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Ottawa Champions Unveil Logos, Website

Ottawa Champions Logo 1PRESS RELEASE – Today, the Ottawa Champions Baseball Club unveiled their official team logos in advance of their inaugural season in 2015. Ottawa’s newest professional sports franchise released their new corporate logo and a special baseball hat logo to be worn by the players next May when the season starts. Continue reading

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