A barefoot pitcher, a chimpanzee chasing players around the diamond, a missing mascot head and much, much more.
Minor league baseball really does have it all and Tim Hagerty knows that better than most people.
We chat with the author of “Tales from the Dugout: 1,001 Humorous, Inspirational & Wild Anecdotes from Minor League Baseball” about some of the connections in his book to Alberta.
Read More Bliss, Blasphemy & Bizarre Nights at the Ballpark
After years of rumours and discussion around the building of a new fieldhouse in Calgary, it’s time for council to move ahead with it instead of getting another committee to study it.
And as Joe McFarland writes, let’s also finally demolish the underutilized eyesore that has become Foothills Stadium.
Read More OPINION: Run for the Foothills
Wait and see.
That will be the most likely outcome for a pair of former Calgary Cannons who are hoping to gain acceptance into the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, New York …
Read More Cannon Fodder
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.
Read More In The Cards: 1994 Calgary Cannons
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.
Read More Tremendous Tino