Michael Crouse hits a ball

Michael Crouse


Michael Crouse first competed for Team Canada at the 2008 IBAF 18U Baseball World Cup. He later competed for Canada at the 2011 IBAF Baseball World Cup and was a member of Team Canada that won gold at the 2011 Pan Am games in Guadalajara. He also played for Canada at the 2017 World Baseball Classic. Crouse was selected in the 16th round by the Toronto Blue Jays in the 2008 MLB Draft and spent seven seasons in their organization. Since 2016 he has played professionally in Mexico, Australia and the United States. He is currently a member of the Somerset Patriots in the Atlantic League.


Getting into the Sport: Began playing baseball at age 5… Outside Interests: Enjoys hiking and snowshoeing… Odds and Ends: Father Ray played running back in the NFL and CFL…

Palmarès international

World Baseball Classic: 2017 – Group Stage

IBAF World Cup: 2011 – 3rd

Pan American Games: 2011 - GOLD

WBSC World Cup (18U): 2008 – 6th