Fish Re-Sign Veteran Lawson

WELLAND - The newest signing of the 2022 Fish roster is no stranger to the Intercounty Baseball League. Right-Handed Pitcher Brett Lawson has spent a decade on the mounds of Canada's oldest baseball league.

The towering 6-foot-8, Mississauga native and now Burlington resident returns to The Pond following a four-game stint with the Jackfish in 2021. In 13 innings of work, Brett recorded 10 strikeouts and only one walk.

One of the most experienced pitchers on this season's roster, Brett won the IBL's Dominico Cup with the Barrie Baycats between 2014 and 2018 following his professional playing days. Drafted by the Minnesota Twins in the 15th round of the 2001 MLB June Amateur Draft from Northwestern Oklahoma State University, Brett spent six seasons in professional baseball.

The #FunReturns to The Pond on Thursday, May 19th as the Jackfish open the show against the Brantford Red Sox. 2022 Season Memberships are on sale now for as low as $130, don't miss a second of the fun this season. Single-game tickets go on sale on Monday, February 28th at 9:00 am. Tickets can be purchased at or by visiting the Welland Stadium Box Office during regular business hours.

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