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Ontario Blue Jays: Paving the Way for Tomorrow’s Superstars

By Devon Teeple On February - 6 - 2012

Baseball in Canada has sure changed since my playing days in the late 1990’s and early 2000’s. 

When I was trying to get a scholarship, I created my own VHS tapes and mailed them out to schools that my family, coaches and I deemed appropriate. I mailed those out with my baseball resume hoping some college coaches would take some interest. 

Nowadays, Canadian kids looking to further their education and to get that opportunity across the border have so many options that the days of doing your own recruiting are long gone. 

The Ontario Blue Jays is an organization based out of Mississauga, Ontario, whose purpose is to train young talent and prepare them for baseball after high school. 

The Blue Jays, led by Dan Bleiwas and his staff of nearly 20 dedicated professionals, run five unique teams with players ages 16-18 who other play teams throughout Ontario and participate in tournaments across the United States.

The Jays also provide their players an indoor workout facility for off-season training. 

The OBJ’s have qui...

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