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Jason Dickson

Jason Dickson of Miramichi was an all-star in his first full season in Major League Baseball, the first New Brunswicker to achieve the honour. He was named American League rookie pitcher of the year by The Sporting News in 1997. The California/Anaheim Angels right-handed pitcher had a 26-25 record in his MLB career. Dickson, who played 11 pro seasons, performed on the national and world stage. Before turning pro, he won the Canadian Midget title with the Chatham Ironmen in 1990 and the World Junior title with Team Canada the following year. He is a member of the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and played for Team Canada at the 2004 Olympics in Athens.

Inducted into the New Brunswick Sports Hall of Fame, June 7, 2014

Quick Facts

  • Winner of the 18U (Midget) National Championship with the Chatham Ironmen in 1990
  • Winner of the World Youth Baseball Championship in 1991
  • Pitched in the MLB for the California Angels in 1996 and the Anaheim Angels in 1997-2000
  • Competed in the 1997 MLB All Star Game
  • Pitched for Team Canada at the 2004 Olympics in Athens, Greece
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