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LETTER: Death of Dennis Cockwill a huge loss to minor baseball

During the formative years of SAMBA in the early 1970s, Dennis was what you might call the “go-to guy.”
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Minor baseball in St. Albert recently lost another of its strongest supporters. Dennis Cockwill passed away.

Dennis was part of a devoted group of baseball enthusiasts who created what today is the St. Albert Minor Baseball Association and Legion Memorial Baseball Park.

During the formative years of SAMBA in the early 1970s, Dennis was what you might call the “go-to guy.” If a team needed a coach, Dennis would fill in until one was found. 

Need an umpire, help at a tournament, a bingo, the annual parade, or making representation to the city advocating for a baseball facility, help erecting our first club house? Call Dennis.

Thank you, Dennis, and to his wife Gayle who supported him throughout those hectic years, for all you’ve done and for what you stood for.

Bert LaBuick, St. Albert