He may have just hit a triple, but Peter Pocklington couldn’t help but dream about crushing a home run.
The ink was still fresh on his acquisition of the Ogden Athletics of the Pacific Coast League when he mused about something much bigger: Major League Baseball.
On the 40th anniversary of the Edmonton Trappers beginning play in the PCL, we take a look back at the efforts made to bring the team to the capital and the legacy left behind.
Read More Setting The Trap
The only drama that Soren Graversen wants to hear about from here on out is baseball-related, like coming up to bat in the bottom of the ninth with bases loaded in a tied game.
The 21-year junior at William Penn University has been a major offensive threat this spring and, more importantly, he’s having fun on the field again after dealing with drama earlier in his college career.
We chatted with him about that and more in a recent Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
Read More Soren’s Serenity
In the 1980s, there was no one cooler than the multi-sport athlete.
Bo knows that, and Deion Sanders packaged it for “Prime Time.”
Kirk McCaskill also had a pretty good idea of what it took to play two sports at the highest level …
Read More Dropping the Puck
He might not be the biggest player, but Ryan Ludwig has been making his presence felt on baseball fields across North America for a few years now.
His efforts have been rewarded, as the 5’7″, 150-pound catcher is getting himself ready for the fall and his expected debut with Fairleigh Dickinson University in New Jersey.
We chatted with him about his commitment and much more in a recent episode of Alberta Dugout Stories: The Podcast.
Read More Good Knight
Perhaps the most telling predictor of Mike Soroka’s 2021 season cannot be found in glossy magazines, websites devoted to the Atlanta Braves, or online fantasy baseball tools.
Maybe baseball watchers should look to Frederic Horowitz, Margaret Brogan and Robert Herzog for answers.
Read More What to Expect From Soroka in 2021