Paradine played with the Binscarth Orioles in the Manitoba Senior Baseball League from 1981-1990. The Orioles won the league title in 1982, 1984 and 1986. He was named the M.S.B.L. All-star Outfielder five times while playing with the Orioles. He then served as the President of Binscarth Minor Ball for ten years. Paradine was a very successful fastball coach, often coaching three female teams per year. From 1996-2008 had many teams reach the finals, earning provincial gold numerous times in each age category he coached. He is greatly appreciated in his community as he provided many local girls the opportunity to play top calibre ball. All three of his daughters received scholarships to play in the United States.
These articles are gathered from University of Manitoba Archives & Special Collections, Winnipeg Tribune Collection