With the Christmas season upon us, we have just the gifts for the baseball fans in your life! Introducing the Alberta Dugout Stories Silent Auction!Read More Online Silent Auction: Nov. 23-30
The World Series MVP award recognizes the most clutch performers in baseball.
Over the years, the winners of the award have included several players who once called Alberta home.
Here’s our look at some former Pacific Coast League and Pioneer League talents who saved their best play for the World Series.Read More Familiar World Series MVPs
Erik Kratz represents the end of an Alberta era. He is the last active player in Major League Baseball who spent time with the Medicine Hat Blue Jays.
He was part of the last Pioneer League team to come through Athletic Park in 2002.
We caught up with his old manager Rolando Pino to talk about Kratz and his improbable journey to baseball folk hero.Read More Last Of The Baby Jays
The road to the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame can sometimes go through some unexpected places. For Oakland native Lloyd Moseby, it might have felt like an episode of “The Amazing Race” on his way to Medicine Hat.Read More Helicopters, Cows, Horses and the Hall of Fame
The ballots have been cast and we’ll soon know who will be inducted into the National Baseball Hall of Fame.
Of the 34 candidates, five players spent time playing on Alberta minor-league teams.
Edgar Martinez and Omar Vizquel were teammates on the Triple-A Calgary Cannons in the 1980s, while lefty Johan Santana fine-tuned his game with the Edmonton Trappers before winning two Cy Young Awards in the mid-2000s.
Another Cy Young Award winner, Chris Carpenter, cut his teeth with the Medicine Hat Blue Jays in 1994 and second baseman Orlando Hudson also got his start with the Baby Jays.
Here’s a look at the Alberta hopefuls and their chances of finding immortality in Cooperstown …