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50 for 50: Week 5 winner revealed, Week 6 voting begins June 9th


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Friday, June 6, 2014

OTTAWA-Week 5 of voting in Baseball Canada’s 50 for 50 contest is complete and our fifth semi-finalist has been determined.

National Team Qualifies for 2008 Olympics won out and will move on to the semi-final round beginning on July 14th.

Week 6 of voting in the preliminary round will begin Monday, June 9th at 12pm ET.

Voters will be able to choose one of the following five choices to join our Week 5 winner in the semi-finals:

Week 6 (Voting: June 9th 12pm ET-June 13th 10am ET)

1) BC’s dominance at Baseball Canada Cup-20 medals in 24 years

2) Canada suffers heartbreak at 2004 Athens Olympics

3) Baseball Canada introduces Pitch Count restrictions

4) Junior National Team program receives facelift in 1999

5) Canada wins bronze at 1993 World University Games

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