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MLB Roadshow coming to Canada!

Tuesday, June 10, 2014

OTTAWA-Major League Baseball International is bringing the MLB Roadshow to three locations in Canada this summer including stops in Vancouver, Winnipeg and Montréal.

Free for all to attend, the MLB Roadshow gives fans the opportunity to participate in a series of interactive, baseball-themed activities and games for people of all ages.

Attractions include:

  • Pitching Cage                      
  • Video Game Tent
  • Batting Cage                        
  • New Era Photo Booth
  • Sliding Interactive              
  • Majestic DJ Booth

The MLB Roadshow will take place in Canada at the following locations with dates included:

Vancouver, BC – Richmond Centre: June 28, 29

Winnipeg, MB – Polo Park Shopping Mall: July 5, 6

Montréal, QC – Fairview Pointe-Claire: July 12, 13

ABOUT MLB INTERNATIONAL

Major League Baseball International (MLBI) focuses on the worldwide growth of baseball and the promotion of Major League Baseball and MLB Club trademarks and copyrights through special events, broadcasting, market development, licensing and sponsorship initiatives. MLBI is committed to showcasing the world's best baseball talent through international events around the globe. Broadcast in 233 countries and territories, Major League Baseball game telecasts are re-transmitted in 17 different languages. MLBI executes and supports game development programs targeting players and coaches from grassroots to elite levels. With an extensive list of marketing partners worldwide, MLBI continues to grow its position as a leader in the international marketplace.

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