Canadian College Players Returning Home

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Written by: Callum Hughson in 2011. www.mopupduty.com/

For many high school-aged baseball players, the common belief is that the only place to get noticed by major-league scouts is by playing baseball at an American school.  With a baseball-mad culture and the ability to provide athletic scholarships, American Universities & Colleges have always had a leg (or two) up on Canadian Universities.  Although the NCAA and American programs still offer the premier competitive college baseball experience, the OUA (Ontario University Athletics) is beginning to close the gap on the talent level while offering a far superior educational experience.  I spoke with many current players and alumni from Canada’s premier baseball program at Brock University to get their perspective on playing in both the states as well as in Canada and the OUA. Continue reading

Thanks Bob just isn’t enough

If you’re a Canadian Baseball fan or  Canadian Baseball player that played baseball at the collegiate , semi pro, or professional rank  then chances are you know who Bob Elliott is.

Chances are like me,  you  also owe Bob a great deal of thanks in one way or another.

Yesterday marked the end of a legend’s  career with the Toronto Sun and his impact not only on my life personally but the impact he’s had on the Canadian Baseball landscape.

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