When you see some of the last names – Bonilla, Segura and Sizemore – you could easily mistake the 1993 Lethbridge Mounties for a team with talent.
Alas, they were neither a good team, nor was their roster stacked with players who would go on to do great things in Major League Baseball (MLB).
Be that as it may, sometimes you have to just go with the hand you’ve been dealt. In this case, the cards on the table feature a squad that went just 29-44 in the Pioneer League. Only one of the players would suit up in the major leagues after graduating from this rookie-level team.
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It’s said that the Mounties “always get their man.” Well, the 1994 Lethbridge Mounties rounded up at least 30 of them who were guilty of stealing bases and punching out batters.
Behold the photographic evidence, a rogues’ gallery of southern Alberta baseball players. There will never be a case of mistaken identity with this group. Murderers’ row, they were not.
Let’s take a closer look at this team set of baseball cards …
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There is a little confusion over where T.J. Bennett is really from.
As it turns out, he was born in Lethbridge but didn’t spend a whole lot of time here.
The reason: his father was a baseball coach for a new Pioneer League team in 1992. That background gave us context on how the 26-year-old has lived his baseball life.
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Lethbridge was on top of the Pioneer League world when the Dodgers won the championship in their first season. But a few short years later, a council decision led the franchise to hop out of town.
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