Baseball Canada

Umpires

National Umpire Committee

Umpires Committee KidSport Donation Page

Provincial Supervisors

Umpires Pledge

In the name of all the officials, I promise that we shall officiate in these Championships with complete impartiality respecting and abiding by the rules which govern them, in the true spirit of sportsmanship.

Positioning Manuals

2-Umpire Positioning Manual

3-Umpire Positioning Manual

4-Umpire Positioning Manual

Rules

For the most part, teams in Baseball Canada sanctioned leagues adhere to the Major League Baseball rules of play. However, there are certain rules, for reasons that range from the age of participants to Canada's unique climate, that have been modified by Baseball Canada. Click the following link to view the Canadian interpretations to baseball rules as outlined by Major League Baseball.

MLB Official Rules

MLB Rule Changes Summary

Canadian Content Rules (2014)

Baseball Canada Championships Rules (2014)

Bat Rule (2014)

Umpire of the Week

During the 2014 baseball season, Baseball Canada will recognize the achievement and improvements of our young baseball umpires enrolled in the Baseball Canada Officials Program.

Umpire of the Week

Umpire Dress Code

Umpire Dress Code

Awards

Dick Willis Memorial Award – Umpire of the Year 
Home Run Sports Umpiring Lifetime Achievement Award

Umpire of the Week

Umpire of the Week

'50 for 50' contest


Umpire of the Week

Umpires of the week coming soon

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Survey

Out of the following five choices, which one do you feel should move on to the semi-final round?

Survey is currently unavailable while updates are being made



WATCH: 'Rite of Passage' Documentary

Watch as the Canadian Junior National Team travel to the Dominican Republic to play against MLB affiliated academy teams.

Countdown to 2014 Women's Baseball World Cup (Miyazaki, Japan)

Photo Gallery



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Toronto Blue Jays Baseball Academy

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD)

What is LTAD?

Long Term Athlete Development (LTAD) is a systemic approach being developed and adopted by Baseball Canada to maximize a participant's potential and involvement in our sport. The LTAD framework aims to define optimal training, competition and recovery throughout an athlete's career to enable him / her to reach his / her full potential in baseball and as an athlete.

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Sponsors

Home Run Sports

Home Run Sports

Home Run Sports of Winnipeg, Manitoba and Toronto, Ontario are the official supplier to Baseball Canada's umpires. Visit them on the web at  www.homerunsports.com or call Home Run Sports, toll-free: 1-800-565-2025.  Home Run Sports is also a sponsor of the Winterball Program.
 

Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball

Major League Baseball continues to be a significant contributor to the growth and development of Baseball Canada and its associated programs. Events such as the World Baseball Classic provide exposure for Canada’s top professional players while generating invaluable media coverage and associated revenue for developmental programming initiatives such as Winter Ball and National Championship tournaments. Visit them at: www.mlb.com

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Human Kinetics

The Pitching Edge by Tom House
In modern baseball, the best pitchers are those who master both the art and science of the position. Nolan Ryan, Randy Johnson, and Kevin Brown are among the many greats who developed this mastery with the help of pitching coach Tom House. Now, in The Pitching Edge book/video package, House offers you his special instruction and insight into the mechanics, conditioning, and psychology for superior pitching performance.
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