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Friday April 28, 2017
Big Leaguer, Jim Henderson, to coach in Dawgs Opener OKOTOKS, AB...
Okotoks Dawgs Baseball Club of the Western Major Baseball League is pleased to announce that former Dawgs player and Major League pitcher, Jim Henderson,will be one of the Dawgs coaches during the club’s 2017 Opening Weekend series.
2017 marks the 10th Anniversary of Dawgs Baseball at beautiful Seaman Stadium in Okotoks. Opening weekend games are: ?
Friday,June 2nd at 7:05 PM (OPENING NIGHT)DAWGS vs. Medicine Hat ?
Saturday, June 3rd at 7:05 PMDAWGS vs. Medicine Hat ?
Sunday, June 4th at 2:05 PM DAWGS vs Edmonton Prospects
Henderson played 4 Major League seasons,in 2016reaching the playoffs with the New York Mets. Prior to that he enjoyed 3 seasons with the Milwaukee Brewers. In 2013, as Brewers’ closer, he earned 28 saves and posted an outstanding 2.70 ERA with 75 strikeouts in 60 innings.
With the late arrival of 2017 Dawgs Summer Collegiate Head Coach, Tyler Graham and Assistant Coach, Andy Peterson, both of Oregon State University, currently ranked #1 in NCAA, Division 1and headed to the regional championships, Henderson generously agreed to step up and coach his former club.
Rounding out the Dawgs 2017 coaching staff are longtime Dawgs coach and mentor, David Robb,who will serve as Bench Coach and whose Mesa, AZ Jr. College is making a run at another Junior College World Series, and former Florida Marlins minor leaguer and Calgary Vipers All Star, Joe Sergent. Joe will join the summer collegiate Dawgs as Pitching Coach taking a break from his current duties with the Dawgs Youth Academy.
Dawgs tickets are the hottest summer ticket in town so reserve your tickets now ONLINE at www.dawgsbaseball.ca or by PHONE by calling the Dawgs Ticket Office at 403.262.3294 or 403.995.1280.