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Jaxon Valcke

DAWGS 2019 Headshots 9266 web
(BRENT CALVER/Western Wheel)

Position: Infielder

Nickname: Jax

School: University of British Columbia

Pre-game routine: Changes day to day, depending on what I feel I need to focus on

Pre-game meal: PB & J

Baseball superstition: I change numbers every year

Biggest mentor and why: My dad, I’ve never met someone with more passion for baseball

Best advice you’ve ever received: Swing hard

Favourite baseballism: “Baseball is 90 per cent mental, and the other half is physical.” – Yogi Berra

Fondest baseball memory: My first home run

Most embarrassing baseball moment: Breaking two bats in one game

Baseball idol: Josh Donaldson

Walk-up song: Night Shift by Jon Pardi

Hometown: Stratford, Ontario

First impression of Okotoks: Lovely small town, reminds me of home

Favourite part of being a Dawg: Winning environment and support of the community and fans

2019 stats in WCBL