The Jasper Steers of Texas made an initial foray into Canada in 1954 as Alvin Jackson of Waco led the mound corps. This club in 1957, finished in a tie for 4th place in the National Baseball Congress Tournament at Wichita. On the roster : Robert Knight, Cut Brown, Andy Valenzuela, Roy Williams, James McGee, Frank Pickens, John Jones, John Wingate, O.B. Robison, Willie Smith, Charles Nichols, Pete Dickson, Caddy Nelms, Elan Walker, John Johnson, Robert Colligan.
Of the group, Pickens, Wingate, Robison, Nichols and Johnson played for teams in Western Canada.