After making it to the Pacific Coast League championship in 1991, the Calgary Cannons were hoping a few familiar faces would help them make another run.
And while players like Bret Boone, Rich Amaral and Mike Blowers proved to be steady hands, they weren’t able to get the team back into the playoffs.
We take a look back at the team through the set of 1992 Fleer ProCards in our latest In The Cards.
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It’s back. Spring training for Major League Baseball (MLB) has cranked up again and college baseball south of the border is in full swing.
It feels really good to type those words. And to show some love to those from our province taking part, we wanted to highlight some of their accomplishments.
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Baseball royalty, meet small-town Alberta.
The elementary school auditorium in a community of a few thousand people, located 120 kilometres northwest of Edmonton, seems an unlikely place to rub elbows with some of the world’s best baseball players and the brightest minds in sports.
Welcome to Barrhead, Alberta in the late 1970s.
Read More Big Leaguing in Barrhead
There’s only one Okotoks Dawgs and Dawgs Academy team left for Connor Crowson to play on.
That’s the Western Canadian Baseball League Dawgs.
The Okotoks slugger has progressed through every team the Academy has to offer and is now knocking on the college team’s door after committing to Bossier Parish Community Collge.
Read More Connor the Cavalier
He was, in his prime, the best pitcher in the world.
In a playing career that covered more than three decades, John Donaldson traveled to hundreds of cities across North America, where he collected 413 wins and recorded 5,081 strikeouts.
Donaldson struck out more than 500 batters in three straight years and he registered 14 no-hitters, including one that dazzled baseball watchers in Saskatchewan.
Read More Dominant John Donaldson