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WCL expands to Victoria for 2013

It’s official: Baseball returns to Victoria’s Royal Athletic Park in 2013, as the summer-collegiate West Coast League signs a three-year lease for the historic facility. We reported on negotiations for this move last fall. John McLean and Dwight Willet will own the team after coming to a lease agreement. Pro ball was played at Royal […]

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New ballpark pitched for Cranbrook

A new ballpark is being pitched for the expansion Cranbrook (BC) Eds (summer collegiate; Western Major Baseball League), as local baseball proponents seek to raise enough money to build a $7.2-million facility at Moir Park. The WMBL awarded an expansion franchise conditional on the construction of a league-compliant ballpark. The proposal for the facility comes […]

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Nat Bailey Stadium / Vancouver Canadians

Nat Bailey Stadium began life as Capilano Stadium, the home of the legendary Vancouver Capilanos of the Western International League. (What’s a Capilano? It was a local brewery.) It’s been the psychic center of baseball in British Columbia since there, serving as the home of the Vancouver Capilanos (“Caps”), the Vancouver Mounties of the Pacific […]

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