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News Conference for Baseball Canada National Teams Awards Banquet and Fundraiser

OTTAWA, ON – Baseball Canada announces a news conference in connection with the National Team Awards Banquet and Fundraiser for Saturday, January 12th at the Aurora Room at the Renaissance Hotel at the Rogers Centre in Toronto, Ontario.

Attending the news conference will be 2006 AL MVP Justin Morneau of the Minnesota Twins, 2007 World Series pitcher Jeff Francis of the Colorado Rockies, 2007 NL All-Star Russell Martin of the Los Angeles Dodgers, Adam Loewen of the Baltimore Orioles, Ryan Dempster of the Chicago Cubs, Joey Votto of the Cincinnati Reds, Peter Orr of the Washington Nationals, 2007 MLB First Round Draft pick Phillippe Aumont of the Seattle Mariners as well as other former and current National Team members.

It all starts at 3:30 pm with opening statements from Baseball Canada President Ray Carter and Director of National Teams Greg Hamilton.  This will be followed by a scrum style answer and question period with those attending.

For media interested in attending, please contact André Cormier, Manager of Media and Public Relations at (613) 748-5606, ext. 221 or via e-mail at