Jim Lawson (1966 - 2019)

The PBF Redbirds Family and the whole baseball community, were saddened by the passing of Founder and Head Coach Jim Lawson. The PBF Redbirds program began in 1991 as a fall and winter academy that was focused on the development of players during the offseason, both on and off the field. The highly successful program has had travel teams compete in Spring/Summer and Fall/Winter leagues - with ages ranging from 12 to 19 years old. Jim was a pioneer in baseball development and the PBF Redbirds helped grow, develop and mentor countless young players to succeed in baseball, academics and in life. Jim was proud of who he was and what he represented.

To honour the Legacy of Jim Lawson, the Calgary Redbirds will continue to operate a highly regarded baseball program offering travel teams, offseason training and passionate, professional and knowledgeable coaching staff.

Jim, Trudy, Trent and Cory

Founding Family of the PBF Redbirds


  • The Bird Cage: 401, 33 St NE, Calgary AB
  • The Nest: 3205 28 Ave SW, Calgary, AB T3E 0R8

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