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An In-Depth Look: Western Canadian Baseball League Moves Forward with Fresh Vision

Canada’s premier summer collegiate baseball league is getting a facelift. Rooted in Western Canada since 1948, the Western Major Baseball League has been the longest operating summer league and a fixture across Alberta and Saskatchewan since the first pitch was thrown over 60 years ago.


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WMBL Will Change Name to WCBL, Expand Regular Season

PRESS RELEASE – The WMBL which will change its name to the WCBL is excited to announce more regular season games coming in 2019!

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WMBL Looking Steady Heading Into 2018, Pondering Expansion

For the most part, all appears well with the Canada-based, 12-member  Western Major Baseball League (Summer Collegiate), as it heads into the 2018 campaign.  A few teams are struggling, and efforts are being made to sure them up.  There is also interest in expanding to Saskatoon (SK) and Red Deer (AB).  Read more here.

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WMBL’s Swift Current Indians Change Name, Unveil Logo

swift-current-57sPRESS 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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Alberta Town Wants WMBL Team

Western Major Baseball League LogoOrganizers in the City of Brooks in southeast Alberta, Canada, have announced that they are seeking a franchise in the summer collegiate Western Major Baseball League.  The team would play at the recently completed Brooks Quad Ball Complex.  Read more here.  Thanks to Phil Savage for the link.

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The Eds’ Proposed New Home

As reported on Tuesday, the summer collegiate Western Major Baseball League’s Cranbrook (BC) Eds submitted a feasibility study to the Cranbrook City Council for a proposed new $7.2 million ballpark.  Below are the renderings from GEC Architecture and the Eds’ official press release:


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Eds Present Ballpark Feasibility Study

The summer collegiate Western Major Baseball League’s Cranbrook (BC) Eds presented a feasibility study to the Cranbrook City Council on Monday for a new $7.2 million ballpark.  Read more and view rendering here.

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Cranbrook Granted ‘Conditional’ Franchise

PRESS RELEASE – The Western Major Baseball League is one step closer to expanding west into the Southeastern part British Columbia in the near future. Continue reading

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