Category Archives: Calgary Vipers

Calgary Vipers

A Few Thoughts on Our Calgary Vipers

The thought of losing the Calgary Vipers makes me feel sick to my stomach. All I know is what has already been printed in the papers, but it doesn’t look good for professional baseball in our city, and that’s a … Continue reading

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GLOB Scorecard

It was a nice night for baseball, and to test out my new GLOB Scorecard (GLOB = Getting Legitimately On Base). Basically my GLOB Scorecard tracks who (legitimately) got on base (errors, fielder’s choices, etc will still get you an … Continue reading

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Yet Another Baseball Game Cancelled

Not to be outdone by a Lake County Fielders game being cancelled earlier this season due to a lack of baseballs, tonight’s Calgary Vipers game (a Friday night game with perfect weather, mind you) has been cancelled because the Chico … Continue reading

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My First Attempt at an On-Base Scorecard

Here’s the score card I made up this afternoon to give a quick visual of who’s getting on base an who’s making outs. It’s way simpler than the scorecards I normally keep which affords me more time to watch the … Continue reading

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Mayor Nenshi at a Calgary Vipers Game

Mayor Naheed Nenshi was on the hallowed grounds of Foothills Stadium tonight for the first pitch, but he didn’t actually throw the first pitch. C’mon Mayor, we want to see that arm!

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Slider vs. Billy

Battle Royal, live at Foothills Stadium tonight!

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Oh Rain

Due to a Calgary Transit delay, it was a packed train ride (Snakes on a Train!) to Foothills Stadium. Then as the game started and the Vipers dug themselves an early 3-0 hole in the first, the sky watching began. … Continue reading

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Fireworks Night at Foothills Stadium

A very strong crowd was on hand to witness Fireworks Night on the Hallowed Grounds of Foothills Stadium tonight. What? Jose Canseco was playing and Managing as well? He hit a bomb? His Yuma Scorpions beat the valiant Calgary Vipers … Continue reading

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Former Viper Kit Pellow goes Hollywood

According to IMDb, Ryan McCann will be playing the role of Kit Pellow in the movie adaptation of Moneyball. This has breakout role written all over it. You might Kit Pellow batting clean-up for the 2009 Golden League Champion Calgary … Continue reading

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Louie Templeton owns Third Base

One of the highlights of this early season homestand has been watching Louie “Louie” Templeton man third base. He’s slick with the glove, makes strong accurate throws, and always gives a max effort. He’s worth the price of a ticket. … Continue reading

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