Baseball Participation Numbers


Jun. 13, 2018

Amateur Baseball has seen a great increase in baseball participants in AB over the last couple years:

Fort McMurray had an increase in participation numbers by 31% this past year.

Airdrie went up 22% last year in registrations.

Vermillion has increased from just under 100, to over 250 in the past 5 years.

Babe Ruth Calgary added a single A and double A team this past season.

Southern Alberta High School Baseball League added two new high school teams this past year.

High Prairie did not have a minor baseball program four years ago, today they have over 100 kids playing.

The number of girls playing baseball has increased dramatically throughout the province.

Bonnyville, in 2015 had participation of 211 youth players, but 2018----318 youth participants

Chestemere, in 2015, had 230 youth participants, but in 2018----405 youth participants

Lethbridge Little League, in 2014, had 493 registrations, but in 2018----626 youth participants

Taber Little League has doubled their teams in the following categories, in the LAST year----Major, Minor, Parent-Pitch

Calgary West Little League had 695 players in 2015, but in 2018 it has 1060 participants.

Red Deer Minor Baseball had 323 participants, in 2013, but in 2018 it has 989 youth baseball participants. 

 

If your baseball organization has seen in growth in participation numbers the last few years, we want to hear about it! Send us your info at aabc@albertabaseball.org

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