Everywhere you look in and around the 67-year-old Nat Bailey Stadium, home of the Vancouver Canadians (Single-A, Northwest League), there’s something going on. In the midst of all this activity sits team president Andy Dunn, tirelessly working the phone in his office. Read more here.
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Work continues on the upgrades at Nat Bailey Stadium, home of the Vancouver Canadians (Single-A, Northwest League), including a new porch area just beyond the left field fence, new seating areas, a revitalized children’s play area, increased handicap seating, and new craft beer area. Watch Canadians report here.
PRESS RELEASE – The Lancaster JetHawks, class A affiliate of the Houston Astros, have intended to be sold by Peter A. Carfagna‘s ownership group to an ownership group headed by Jake Kerr and Jeff Mooney, both Vancouver, Canada residents and owners of the successful Vancouver Canadians, short-season affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays a member of the Northwest League. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – He is already being touted as one of Minor League Baseball’s most intriguing and fierce new characters, yet the Vancouver Canadians newest addition to the baseball family has no official name. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Eyebrows raised and heads nodded as the Vancouver Canadians unveiled a new branding effort heading into the 2014 Northwest League season on Friday at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver as part of the 4th Annual Scotiabank Hot Stove Luncheon featuring the Toronto Blue Jays. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club is proud to announce that JC Fraser has accepted the position of General Manager, the 12th in club history dating back to 1978. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Minor League Baseball™ announced today that the Vancouver Canadians are the winners of the 40th annual John H. Johnson President’s Award. The Canadians will receive Minor League Baseball’s top honor at the Baseball Winter Meetings™ Banquet at the Walt Disney World Swan and Dolphin Resort in Orlando, Fla., on Thursday, Dec. 12. Continue reading
The Oregonian’s Tyson Alger takes a look at the Single-A Vancouver Canadians (Northwest League) as a model for longevity after the shine wears off the first-year Single-A Hillsboro Hops (Northwest League). Read more and watch video here. As a side note, we love just about everything about the new Hops franchise, but the team gets a “C-” for Barley the mascot.
PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club and Toronto Blue Jays agreed to extend their Player Development Contract through 2016. The announcement came as part of the Canadians 3rd Annual Hot Stove Luncheon presented by Scotiabank at the Fairmont Hotel Vancouver on Friday. Continue reading
The sixth annual list of the 100 most influential Canadians in baseball has been released. A few notables include (#1) Paul Beeston, president and CEO of the Toronto Blue Jays, (#28) John Ircandia, managing director of the summer collegiate Okotoks Dawgs (Western Major Baseball League), and (#62) Jake Kerr, managing partner and principle owner of the Single-A Vancouver Canadians (Northwest League). Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The City of Vancouver and Mayor Gregor Robertson welcomed Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club owners Jake Kerr and Jeff Mooney along with team President Andy Dunn and General Manager Jason Takefman to City Hall on Wednesday to proclaim November 7th, 2012 as ‘Vancouver Canadians Day’. Continue reading
MLB.com reporter Benjamin Hill visits Nat Bailey Stadium, home of the Single-A Vancouver Canadians (Northwest League). Read more and view photos here.
At a cost of $550,000, Capilano Stadium, now known as Scotia Bank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium, opened to a sellout crowd of 7,500, who showed up to watch the Vancouver Capilanos defeat the Salem Senators 10-3 on June 16, 1951. Read more here. View vintage photos of the Vancouver Mounties here. Today, the Single-A Vancouver Canadians (Northwest League) are keeping Continue reading
It’s clear to us that the Toronto Blue Jays are gunning to truly become “Canada’s Team,” which we believe is primarily driven by a desire by the club’s owner, Rogers Communication, one of the largest communications companies in Canada, to exand its power and penetration across the country. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – It’s the kind of youth initiative that makes you proud to support a local sports team. The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation in cooperation with the Boys & Girls Club of Greater Vancouver have announced a new youth initiative that will see more than 300 local children receive the opportunity of playing baseball out at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium this coming Continue reading
The once near-bankrupt Single-A Vancouver Canadians (Northwest League) have been awarded Baseball America’s prestigious Bob Frietas Franchise of the Year designation for operational excellence, longterm business success, and community involvement. Read more here.
Toronto Blue Jays general manager Alex Anthopoulos visited his team’s Single-A affiliate in Vancouver (BC) on Sunday, and he came away impressed with Canadians’ history, operations, and fan support. During his visit, he addressed the possibility of Vancouver becoming the Jays’ Triple-A affiliate in the future. Read more here.
It’s pure speculation at this juncture, but there are rumors that the Toronto Blue Jays would like to have their Triple-A club in Canada, with a particular focus on Vancouver (BC). Of course, Nat Bailey would need a major upgrade, and there would have to be a Pacific Coast League team available for relocation for this to happen. Read more here.
PRESS RELEASE – The days of the Canadians freebie are gone. Tickets to tonight’s Vancouver Canadians game against the Tri-City Dust Devils are Sold Out. Tickets to Saturday and Sunday are Sold Out as well. Continue reading
Patrick LaForge, governor (general manager) of the indy pro North American League’s Edmonton Capitals, would like to see Triple-A baseball back in Edmonton, and he’s willing to partner with the Vancouver Canadians (Single-A, Northwest League), Calgary Vipers (North American League), and Winnipeg Goldeyes (indy pro, American Association) to make it happen. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club will mark the 60th anniversary of Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium with one of the most exciting promotional schedules in franchise history. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club will host its inaugural Scotiabank Vancouver Canadians Baseball Foundation Hot Stove Luncheon featuring the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, January 21st, 2011 at the Coast Coal Harbour Hotel (1180 W. Hastings Street) starting at 12:00pm. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club and Scotiabank have come to terms on a multi-year naming rights deal that will now see the home of the C’s referred to as Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – The Vancouver Canadians Baseball Club is proud to announce their 2010 promotional schedule that will have fans of all ages enjoying baseball out at Nat Bailey Stadium this coming summer. Continue reading
PRESS RELEASE – Even with the Olympics in town the Vancouver Canadians are not the only ones thinking baseball in this city. Continue reading