The 2018 Baseball Manitoba Awards Banquet will be held on October 27, 2018 at the Holiday Inn - Airport West in Winnipeg. The formal program will begin at 6:30pm with cocktails at 5:30pm.
Special Guests for the evening include former Canadian MLB stars Corey Koskie and Jason Dickson.
Corey Koskie will be the guest speaker for the evening. Perhaps the greatest player ever to hail from Manitoba, Corey grew up in Anola and went on to have great career in the Major Leagues which lasted almost 10 years. He played for Minnesota, Toronto and Milwaukee with his greatest season coming in 2001 hitting 26 home runs and amassing 103 RBIs. Corey has spent his post MLB career in Minnesota working in the fitness and high performance sport industry, focusing on promoting healthy habits in amateur sport.
Jason Dickson is a native of Miramichi, New Brunswick and the current President of Baseball Canada. He was drafted in 1994 in the 6th round by the California Angels, where he spent all of his 4 MLB seasons. In his best season, 1997, he finished with 13 Wins and appeared in the All-Star Game. Jason was also a member of Canadian National Team at the 2004 Olympics.