Jimmy Key put up some fantastic numbers in his short visit with the Medicine Hat Blue Jays in 1982.
A 2-1 record with a 2.30 ERA and 25 strikeouts in 31+ innings of work earned the young lefthander a promotion.
However, the move didn’t sit well with everyone, even if the team went on to win the Pioneer League championship.
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More than a few baseball players can say they were the author of their own demise.
But in Jim Bouton’s case, it was literally true.
Fortunately, the knuckleball pitcher was also capable of penning a great redemption story … and Calgary played a big role in that comeback.
Read More The Battered Bouton of Baseball
We look at the 2019 Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame induction class.
It includes former Calgary Cannon pitcher Ryan Dempster, long-time Blue Jays GM Gord Ash, former Yankee bench coach Rob Thomson and Trail, B.C. product Jason Bay.
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His name comes from a legendary Montreal Canadiens’ goaltender, and his brother was once a highly touted Flames’ prospect.
But Dryden Howse is all baseball.
We caught up with Alberta’s 2017 Bantam AAA Player of the Year.
Find out what he had to say.
Read More The Howse Rules
Turns out Alberta puts more in the pipeline than just oil and gas for our southern neighbours.
And even though affiliated baseball left this province more than a decade ago, there are still plenty of people who played here that are now helping their MLB teams pursue a World Series title.
Read More From Wild Rose Country to Wild Card Games