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It’s very rare when you get to interview someone with as much baseball experience as Brian Essery. 

Essery played three years in Independent baseball for the Welland Aquaducks of the North Atlantic League and Altoona of the Heartland League. In his three years of pro ball, he pitched in nearly 200 innings while compiling a 7-11 record in 33 games with an ERA of 3.99. After his collegiate and professional days came to and end, the ultra-competitive pitcher from St. Catharines Ontario, wasn’t quite ready to hang up his spikes. 

For those who never saw Essery pitch for the Niagara Metros of the Central Ontario "AAA" Major Baseball League, you really missed out on something special. 

From 1997-2009 Essery compiled a laundry list of records and accomplishments that some athletes can only dream of; 

  • 61-23 record, 2.50 ERA
  • 146 Games and 627 Innings Pitched
  • 13 All-time Metros team records
  • Season record, ERA; 0.53
  • Season record, WHIP; 0.75
  • All-time consecutive scoreles...

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