Baseball

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Crabby Joe’s Slo Pitch Fun

Team name: Crabby Joe’s Team members: Dave, Kathleen, Cheryl, Kate, Jenn, Shelby, Melissa, Meagan, Sarah P, Sarah C, Jess, Nate, Brad, Jake, Matt, Ben, Brock, Jason, Chris, Martin, Elwood and Trevor. League: Chatham Co Ed…
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That’s Sports – Balkwill living the dream

Yeah, I was in the show. I was in the show for 21 days once – the 21 greatest days of my life. You know, you never handle your luggage in the show, somebody else…
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Dover Centre Diamond Dawgs – Western Counties River League Champions

Coach Darren Rose has been playing baseball all of his life. These days his focus is developing the skills of the 10-11 year olds in the Mosquito A Division of the Western Counties Baseball Association….
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Wilfred Boomer Harding – Breaking the Colour Barrier

On Tuesday, June 28, a crowd gathered at Stirling Park in Chatham as  the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame and the University of Windsor announced the launch of a research project, “Breaking the Colour Barrier:…
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Wilfred “Boomer” Harding – breaking the colour barrier

On Tuesday, June 28, a crowd gathered at Stirling Park in Chatham as  the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame and the University of Windsor announced the launch of a research project, “Breaking the Colour Barrier:…
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Molina: The Story of the Father who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynast

Read this heartwarming story of the Molina family, one of the Major League’s most renowned dynasties, rivaled only by the DiMaggio brothers as the most successful family in baseball history.  Learn the story of the…
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Throwback: A Big-League Catcher Tells How The Game is Really Played

Learn about one of MLB’s greatest catchers, Jason Kendall, in this behind-the-scenes tell-all. Kendall informs readers all they ever wanted to know about what really happens during a ball game, while providing personal stories of…
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Meet Luke Van Rycheghem

Photo Credit: Submitted by Luke Van Rycheghem Luke’s Bio Name: Luke Van Rycheghem Age: 17 Hometown: Kent Bridge Sport: Baseball Level: Team Canada Position: Catcher   Why baseball? Baseball has always been my favourite sport,…
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L to R – Justin Johnson, Gary Patterson, Don Stokes, Stan Botterill, Brad Molnar, Geoff Beckett, Ken Lauzon, Paul Hendrie, Matt Saunders, Trevor Hinnegan, Derek Myers, Mike Stinson. Absent Rich Kwon, Mark Charron, Greg Cranston, Duane Agar, Justin Bezaire and Sean Savage

Garry Patterson “Keep the child in you alive…never quit”

As kids, we played baseball all afternoon then raced home get our uniforms on so we could go rep Thamesville by playing more baseball.  We loved the sport so much that we’d eat, sleep and…
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