In the 1980s, there was no one cooler than the multi-sport athlete.
Bo knows that, and Deion Sanders packaged it for “Prime Time.”
Kirk McCaskill also had a pretty good idea of what it took to play two sports at the highest level …
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After making it to the Pacific Coast League championship in 1991, the Calgary Cannons were hoping a few familiar faces would help them make another run.
And while players like Bret Boone, Rich Amaral and Mike Blowers proved to be steady hands, they weren’t able to get the team back into the playoffs.
We take a look back at the team through the set of 1992 Fleer ProCards in our latest In The Cards.
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There were few things left for Fernando Valenzuela to achieve in baseball by the time the 1990s rolled around.
His resumé included a Cy Young Award, Rookie of the Year honours, a pair of Silver Slugger nods, a Gold Glove, a couple of World Series rings, and six National League (NL) All-Star selections.
Not bad for the man from little-known Etchohuaquila, Mexico.
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Expectations were high for the Calgary Cannons heading into the 1988 season.
After making it to the Pacific Coast League final the previous summer, the Cannons seemed primed for a repeat performance.
We continue our look back at some of the baseball cards of the past with our new In The Cards, focusing in on the 1988 Calgary Cannons.
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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 …
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