These are the stories that former Major League Baseball (MLB) pitcher Keith Comstock shares.
They are pranks, oddities and, “Did that really happen?” moments.
They include remembrances of loss; analysis of pain, both real and simulated; and eyewitness accounts that twist the ears of baseball fans.
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It’s difficult to measure where exactly the 1992 Medicine Hat Blue Jays rank on the lollygagger scale of professional baseball teams.
They weren’t quite as abysmal as the1988 edition of the ball club, but these Baby Jays were seemingly immune to winning.
Learn more in our latest edition of In The Cards …
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Off the field, the 1990 Edmonton Trappers were caught in a rundown as efforts were underway to buy and relocate the team.
On the field, they almost won a Pacific Coast League championship.
Find out more about the team and its players in this edition of In The Cards …
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The second season of Calgary Cannons baseball at Foothills Stadium featured some good talent.
But the team couldn’t replicate the success they had their first year.
The baseball cards created for them, however, allow fans to reminisce about some of the future MLB players who donned the red, yellow and white.
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As a team, the Edmonton Trappers didn’t accomplish a great deal in 1986.
The Triple-A Pacific Coast League (PCL) squad went 68-73 in front of 229,682 fans at John Ducey Park that season, falling short of a postseason berth.
That said, the primary purpose of minor-league baseball teams has never been about winning championships. Player development and converting young athletes into Major League Baseball (MLB) talent has always been the underlying goal of these feeder squads. In that regard, this Trappers team had plenty of success stories.
Read More In The Cards: 1986 Edmonton Trappers