Matt Lloyd vividly remembers how his 2022 baseball season came to an unexpected end.
The Calgary native was patrolling first base for the Chattanooga Lookouts in a May 3 game against Rocket City, when a hard-hit ball was relayed back to him.
Trying to simultaneously catch the ball and dive and tag the runner, he felt a pop, that led to a surgery and lengthy rehabilitation.
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It’s a funny thing.
This series is called “In The Cards”, which would lead you to believe that the main stories of a particular season are reflected in the cardboard collectibles on display.
However, the 1994 Calgary Cannons team set might be better known for the players not in it, like Alex Rodriguez and Darren Bragg.
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Dale Tilleman’s first year scouting sandlots looking for diamonds in the rough was in 1993.
He was a part-time scout, working for New York Yankees scout Dick Groch, who signed Hall of Famer Derek Jeter.
Canadian Baseball Network’s Bob Elliott tapped in Tilleman to come up with his all-time Alberta squad.
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Alberta’s collegiate athletes provided baseball fans with a plethora of memories in 2022.
From record-breaking performances to breath-taking pitching outings, the list of accomplishments is something to be proud of for everyone involved.
We take a look back at those performances and name our 2022 ADS All-College Team here.
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He is easily one of the best players to ever play for the Calgary Cannons.
Tino Martinez put up MVP numbers during his two seasons (1990-1991) with the Cannons.
We take a look back at his time at Foothills Stadium, including a trade that almost sent him to Pittsburgh.
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