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Inaugural Home Opener for Lefties

The start-up Port Angeles Lefties (Summer Collegiate, West Coast League) fell 11-2 to its crosswater rival the Victoria HarbourCats on the team inaugural home opener at Civic Stadium on Thursday night in front of a crowd estimated between 1,500 to 2,000 people.  Read more here.  Watch video here.

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Summer Collegiate HarbourCats Sign First-Ever Female Player

PRESS RELEASE – It is a landmark day for the Victoria HarbourCats, as the West Coast League club is proud to announce the signing of left-handed pitcher Claire Eccles, who is set to become the first female player in WCL history. Continue reading

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HarbourCats Offer Fans Ferry Excursion for Opening Day Game Across Strait of Juan de Fuca

PRESS RELEASE – The Victoria HarbourCats have partnered with Black Ball Ferry Line to provide Victoria baseball fans an opportunity to ‘get off the rock’ and follow the HarbourCats to Opening Day in Port Angeles, WA. Continue reading

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HarbourCats Scale-Up Exclusive Main Grand Stand Rows with Padding and and In-Your-Seat Wait Service

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – Location, location, location — for real estate, and for HarbourCats baseball fans as well. The Victoria HarbourCats are pleased to announce the CAMPBELL REAL ESTATE CLUB SEATS section, which will see padded seating and at-your-seat service in a prime location of the ballpark. This will debut in June of 2017, the team’s fifth season in the West Coast League. Continue reading

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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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HarbourCats Hire Pollard as Marketing Director

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – The Victoria HarbourCats continue to set up the organization for the future, hiring a well-known local media professional to spearhead the team’s marketing efforts going forward. Continue reading

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HarbourCats to Celebrate 35th Anniversary of ‘The Wave’ with Krazy George

Victoria Harbour Cats Head LogoPRESS RELEASE – An icon, a legend, and the inventor of The Wave. Krazy George has confirmed he will appear in Victoria leading up to and during the 2016 HOME OPENER for the Victoria HarbourCats, a June 7 date featuring the Wenatchee AppleSox. Krazy George is celebrating the 35th anniversary of The Wave, which was a staple of his time at B.C. Place Stadium when he was a popular part of B.C. Lions games. Continue reading

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