May 2017

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Baseball often takes a backseat to other sports in Southern Alberta, except for one place.  Okotoks, where the home team brings in the crowds every year.

Seaman Stadium is a remarkable decade-old facility on the south side of the town built by Byron and Doc Seaman.  The local collegiate ball team competing in the Western Major Baseball League, had been playing in Calgary at the Burns Stadium until the 1,600-seat park in Okotoks was built.  The team honoured the town by winning the championship the first two years it settled into the park, drawing crowds of 2,700 with overflow accommodated on the adjacent grass berm.

Despite unpredictable spring weather, the friendly confines of Seaman Stadium have provided the atmosphere and hospitality for fans

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