Archive for the category "vancouver canadians"

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 […]

New Whitecaps Logo for MLS in 2011

Comments 8 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Whitecaps are moving into Major League Soccer for the 2011 season along with another expansion teams in Portland and Montreal (2012). This morning the Whitecaps unveiled their new logo that will be used when they join the MLS. Vancouver Whitecaps (MLS, 2011) Some of the early reactions are a bit bleak, so I […]

Vancouver Canadians & The Girls of Summer

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

I recently had the chance to interview Andy Dunn, President of the Vancouver Canadians to talk about their Girls of Summer campaign and how Vancouverites can look forward to a summer season at the ‘Nat. The Girls of Summer is a free, female-only fan club for the baseball team. You can sign up anytime and […]

Vancouver Canadians Girls of Summer

Comments 1 by Rebecca Bollwitt

The Vancouver Canadians are hoping to increase engagement with the ladies at the baseball diamond with their Girls of Summer campaign. “This year, we have developed an entire marketing strategy that speaks to women who are looking for fun, safe and affordable entertainment experience”, says Andy Dunn, President, Vancouver Canadians. “Whether they are coming to […]

Vancouver Canadians Quick Draw

Comments 2 by Rebecca Bollwitt

We have two tickets for tonight’s Vancouver Canadians game but we’re unable to attend. If you are free to go watch them take on the Everett Aquasox at 7:05pm and can meet me this afternoon to pick them up, they’re yours. Just leave a comment on this post and I’ll do the draw around 4:00pm […]

Vancouver History: Nat Bailey

Comments 12 by Rebecca Bollwitt

It’s a pretty rare thing these days to have a sporting venue named after an actual person and not a car manufacturer, internet company or soft drink, but what makes Nat Bailey more than a baseball stadium and the namesake of a Pale Ale at White Spot? 1956 President of the Junior Chamber of Commerce […]