Archive for the category "baseball"

Vancouver Canadians: 2012 Promotions, Movies, Events

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The Vancouver Canadians open their short baseball season on June 20th, ringing in summer with the crack of the bat. The “A” affiliates to the Toronto Blue Jays hosted their first-ever tweetup in April and many (myself included) have been itching to witness that first pitch at Nat Bailey Stadium. Photo credit: Kardboard604on Flickr – […]

Vancouver History: Athletic Park

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99 years ago, on April 16, 1913, Athletic Park was dedicated on Hemlock and West 5th. 1915 – Opening Day vs Victoria by the City of Vancouver Archives on Flickr. Archives item# PAN N14B. Photographer: WJ Moore. Chuck Davis writes: “The park was built by Bob Brown, who would come to be known as Mr. […]

Vancouver Canadians Tweetup

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I have partnered with the Vancouver Canadians this month to assist with their first tweetup event happening at the end of the month. The Vancouver Canadians are the ‘A’ affiliates for Toronto so we’ll be getting together to watch the Blue Jays take on the Mariners. What: A Tweetup (in-person meeting of people we know […]

New Westminster Baseball Rallies for Justin Morneau

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New Westminster Little League Baseball asked me to help spread the word about an event they’re hosting tomorrow. Photo: Keith Allison on Flickr Their hometown baseball hero Justin Morneau, of the Minnesota Twins, is recovering from a recent round of surgeries and they’d like to send him some support. They’ve invited all baseball fans, little […]

Vancouver Canadians Win Northwest League Title

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The Vancouver Canadians won the Northwest League title today at Scotiabank Field at Nat Bailey Stadium. It was a one-game, winner-take-all game against the Tri-City Dust Devils and the Canadians came out on top. Photo via @VanCanadians on Twitter The Canadians are the minor league affiliate of the Toronto Blue Jays and enjoyed a high […]