Category Archives: Edmonton Capitals

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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Two Dollar Hotdogs and other Excitements

It’s Tuesday, which is apparently “Toonie Tuesday.” I knew it meant some items would be $2, but I didn’t know what. The nice gal at the concessions stand told me it means hotdogs were $2 and small sodas were $2. … Continue reading

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Five Dollar Baseball!

Okay, so I was a little late to the game. I may or may not have been pre-drinking at the pub to get into game shape and next thing I knew it was 3-1 Calgary in the third when we … Continue reading

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May 29, 2011 – Game 2 of a Double Heady

Edmonton 13 Calgary 5 For this game I decided to really follow Vipers 1B RHB #13 Jimmy Rohan. Why? Because from here it looks like he’s wearing stirrups. Hosiery points! 1st inning at-bat: F9 on a 0-0 pitch. 4th inning … Continue reading

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Noticing Caps (Hats, that is)

This is easy stuff for a uni-watch member killing time between game 1 and 2 of a double header… The Edmonton Capitals have the new NAL logo on the back of their caps. The Calgary Vipers have blank-backed caps (and … Continue reading

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May 29, 2011 – Opening Day and Game 1 of a Double Header

Edmonton 3 Calgary 0 What did Jonny Kaplan do or say to home umpire Neil Turner? Kaplan’s Strike Zone appeared to start at his ankles. Speaking of the umps, a generous call (in Edmonton’s favour) on a check swing that … Continue reading

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(Hopefully) Today is Opening Day

The Vipers are scheduled to host the Capitals today at 6:30pm on the hallowed grounds of Foothills Stadium. Feel free to join me in singing along with this all day:

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