The Edmonton Trappers of the mid-1990s were a team in transition.
The 1994 club was awaiting the arrival of a new ballpark (Telus Field replaced John Ducey Park the following year), and more success on the diamond. The back-to-back Pacific Coast League (PCL) titles didn’t take place until 1996-97 …
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Jim Abbott has served as inspiration in the baseball world for decades.
Born without a right hand, he persevered to become a college, Olympic and MLB pitcher who threw a no-hitter for the New York Yankees in 1993.
Abbott once again inspired fans with an improbable comeback in 1998 that included five appearances with the Calgary Cannons.
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This edition of In The Cards takes a look at the star-studded set featuring the best players from the Calgary Cannons …
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It all started at the tables of Calgary pubs as conversations about baseball’s days of yore in Alberta.
The Expos, Dodgers, Blue Jays, Trappers and Cannons featuring names like Dawson, Sax, Moseby, Valenzuela and Edgar.
Here we are, five years later since the start of Alberta Dugout Stories. We’re here to say thank YOU for your tremendous support.
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This edition of In The Cards examines the 1989 Edmonton Trappers ProCards set.
It’s a set of baseball cards that’s missing some big names, but it also highlights a master class of coaches …
Read More In The Cards: 1989 Edmonton Trappers