Archive for the category "baseball"

Canadian Little League Championships 2011

Comments 3 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Canadian Little League Championships are taking place in North Vancouver this year as the best in BC will take on the top teams in the country to see who will move on to the Little League World Series. Each year more than 40,000 kids and youth across Canada participate in Little League within 5 […]

Vancouver Canadians: Hall of Fame Week 3

Comments 46 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Thanks to the BC Sports Hall of Fame, I’ve been able to send 20 people to Vancouver Canadians games this summer and profile some inspirational hall of fame inductees (Week 1), (Week 2). With BC Place Stadium re-opening this gall, the BC Sports Hall of Fame will have a newly remodeled home and they will […]

Vancouver Canadians: Hall of Fame Week 2

Comments 65 by Rebecca Bollwitt

This summer I have partnered with the Vancouver Canadians and the BC Sports Hall of Fame for a couple of exciting opportunities. We’re highlighting Hall of Fame inductees and offering up the chance for a reader (and nine friends) to attend a Canadians game. On top of that, the winner of my contest gets to […]

Vancouver Canadians: Hall of Fame Week 1

Comments 53 by Rebecca Bollwitt

Even though Vancouver is a hockey town, there is a strong history of baseball that runs deep. From the Asahi at the Powell Street Grounds to our Little League World Champion participants and of course, the legendary Nat Bailey Stadium where Babe Ruth once visited. I admit, it wasn’t until I married a man from […]

Field of Dreams Movie Site in Iowa

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

During our trip to Iowa this time around we made it to the Field of Dreams movie site in Dyersville. Tour bus loads of baseball teams, families on picnic blankets, and old friends playing a round of catch all flock to this site made famous by Hollywood. Although it was the first time I felt […]