As far as rosters go, the 1993 edition of Calgary’s Triple-A squad was not the best that the Cannons had to offer the Stampede city.
However, they did offer up a new look with some pinstripes.
Take a look back at the roster and the uniforms in our latest In The Cards.
Read More In The Cards: 1993 Calgary Cannons
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
Year two of Edmonton Trapper baseball offered up the team’s first superstar.
Learn more about him and his teammates in the latest edition of In The Cards …
Read More In The Cards: 1982 Edmonton Trappers
Baseball cards were a big deal in the late-80s and early-90s.
Not only were they a hit in Major League Baseball, but they were also huge on the minor league circuits.
Here’s a second set of 1988 Calgary Cannons cards with a few of the stories of the players who graced the cardboard collectibles.
Read More In The Cards: ’88 Calgary Cannons
The Edmonton Trappers of the mid-1990s were a team in transition.
The 1994 club was awaiting the arrival of a new ballpark (Telus Field replaced John Ducey Park the following year), and more success on the diamond. The back-to-back Pacific Coast League (PCL) titles didn’t take place until 1996-97 …
Read More In The Cards: 1994 Edmonton Trappers
This edition of In The Cards examines the 1989 Edmonton Trappers ProCards set.
It’s a set of baseball cards that’s missing some big names, but it also highlights a master class of coaches …
Read More In The Cards: 1989 Edmonton Trappers
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 …
Read More In The Cards: 1992 Medicine Hat Blue Jays
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 …
Read More In The Cards: 1990 Edmonton Trappers
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
There was a lot of hope in 1985 surrounding the newly-created Calgary Cannons.
The Pacific Coast League affiliate of the Seattle Mariners had just moved in from Salt Lake City and were hoping to improve on their semi-final appearance with much of the roster still in tact.
We take a look at some of those players on that roster with the baseball card set featuring 25 members of that inaugural version of the Cannons.
Read More In The Cards: 1985 Calgary Cannons