They were a head-scratching bunch, the 1996 Medicine Hat Blue Jays.
Their play left much to be desired, as was made evident by a dismal 22-50 record. Yet despite what unfolded on the diamond, the rookie-level squad saw their attendance double from the previous season as they welcomed 41,942 fans to Athletic Park for an up-close view of how not to play baseball.
Learn more about the team in our latest edition of In The Cards …
Read More In The Cards: 1996 Medicine Hat Blue Jays
It’s not reflected in this set of Line Drive Pre-Rookie Triple-A baseball cards, but 1991 was a special year for the Edmonton Trappers.
That was the season that the top affiliate for the California Angels received an unexpected visit from the hype machine himself, Fernando Valenzuela.
Here’s our latest edition of In The Cards …
Read More In The Cards: 1991 Edmonton Trappers
National Baseball Hall of Fame hopefuls are once again doing their best imitation of expectant fathers, nervously pacing back and forth while awaiting the thumbs up to break out celebratory cigars.
The birth of a baby is not on the line, but a berth among baseball’s immortals is at stake for players on the ballot.
Read More On The Ballot
To celebrate the season, we present to you a baseball-themed rendition of “‘Twas The Night Before Christmas.”
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Jonah Arseneau has been able to one-up his fellow Alberta baseball products.
In November, the Calgary Bucks pitcher and outfielder announced his commitment to Minot State University.
While many others have done the same in 2020, Arseneau also announced he would be playing for New Zealand’s 18U National Team as they try to get into the 2021 WBSC World Championships in Florida.
We talked about that and much more with Arseneau in a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
Read More The Book on Jonah