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Henri Constant Passing | Baseball Manitoba

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Henri Constant, a beloved member of the Baseball Manitoba community, has passed away.

Henri was very interested in sport, and had a distinguished and selfless career as a volunteer supporting youth baseball and hockey programs in his community of Transcona. He was a league commissioner, division coordinator and tournament organizer for youth baseball. Later in life, he cared for the Transcona Stadium baseball field, and did so passionatley for over three decades. Henri was recognized for his contributions when the field was renamed Henri Constant Field in a ceremony held on June 22, 2018.

Henri’s passing affects many people across the province, and all of us at Baseball Manitoba send our deepest condolences to the Constant family and his entire community at this time.

You can learn more about Henri here.

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Baseball Manitoba Cancels 2021 Provincial Championships

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Tuesday, June 29, 2021

Baseball Manitoba has made the difficult decision to cancel all Provincial Championships in 2021.

The decision was made with the safety and development of our members as the top priority. Provincial Championships create environments with large gatherings with people from across the Province. Also, by cancelling Provincial Championships, we believe that there is more opportunity for a longer season for more players, as they compete late into Summer within their regions.

Baseball Manitoba would like to thank our 2021 Championship Host groups for all the work they have done this year. We will be working with each host, as we plan our 2022 Provincial Championships.

Sincerely,

Jason Miller – Executive Director

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Baseball Canada Home-Field Advantage Program

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Baseball Canada has just launched the Home-Field Advantage Program!

Home-Field Advantage is a FREE 52-week experience alongside 52 of the most prolific Baseball figures across Canada. Each week you’ll have an opportunity to spend 15 minutes immersed in a conversation that will evolve the way you coach, communicate and lead.

Learn more/register here.

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2021 Return to Play Grants

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The Government of Canada, as a part of Canada’s COVID-19 Economic Response Plan, has created the Federal Emergency Fund which has allocated funds to Provincial Sport Organizations. Baseball Manitoba, in support of it’s member associations, has developed grant opportunities with this funding for associations whom have been and will continue to be negatively impacted by the COVID-19 Pandemic. 2021 promises to be a year filled with uncertainties and we want associations to thrive and players to play!. Grants of $500-$1500 will be available to associations and leagues who offer and execute baseball programming in 2021. Eligible associations must have been active members of Baseball Manitoba within the past 3 years. New associations may be considered, if appropriate. Eligible expenses include:

  • Sanitizing Supplies
  • Signage
  • Revenue Loss due to fundraising campaigns or lost sponsorship
  • Recruitment Endeavors (mail/email, printing, ads, etc.)
  • Equipment costs (baseballs, bats, catcher’s gear, etc.)
  • Other related expenses

Member associations must complete the application form, by March 31, to be considered eligible. 

APPLICATION FORM

If you have any questions related to the grant or about the application form, please email baseball.jason@sportmanitoba.ca

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