Calgary Cannons

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The Calgary Cannons were a minor league baseball team located in Calgary, Alberta for 18 seasons, from 1985 until 2002.wikipedia
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Foothills Stadium

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They were a member of the AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL) and played at Foothills Stadium.
It is primarily used for baseball, and was formerly home to the Calgary Cannons AAA baseball club until September 2002, when the team relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico, USA.

Alex Rodriguez

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More than 400 Major League players wore a Cannons jersey, including Alex Rodriguez, Edgar Martínez, Danny Tartabull and Jim Abbott.
The Mariners optioned Rodriguez to the Calgary Cannons of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL) in August.

Albuquerque Isotopes

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Following the 2002 season, the team moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico and are now known as the Isotopes.
Two years later, the Calgary Cannons moved from Alberta to Albuquerque and became the Isotopes.

Tucson Toros

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On their fourth attempt, the Cannons finally played their first home game on April 22 against the Tucson Toros.
The team overcame a series deficit of 0–2 to sweep the Calgary Cannons in the remaining games of the best of five series.

Edgar Martínez

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More than 400 Major League players wore a Cannons jersey, including Alex Rodriguez, Edgar Martínez, Danny Tartabull and Jim Abbott.
Martínez played for the Chattanooga Lookouts of the Class AA Southern League and Calgary Cannons of the Class AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL) in 1985, batting .258 in 111 games for Chattanooga and .353 in 20 games for Calgary.

Pacific Coast League

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They were a member of the AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL) and played at Foothills Stadium.
Several new teams arrived in the 1980s, such as the Calgary Cannons, Colorado Springs Sky Sox, Edmonton Trappers, and Las Vegas Stars, but the league began to stabilize as franchise relocations became less frequent.

Calgary Expos

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The Cannons displaced the Calgary Expos, who played in the rookie level Pioneer League from 1977 until 1984.
The Expos later relocated to Salt Lake City, Utah, to become the Salt Lake City Trappers in 1985 to make room for the Calgary Cannons of the Pacific Coast League.

Calgary Vipers

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The Calgary Vipers of the independent North American League was the most recent team to represent Calgary, but folded at the end of the 2011 season.
Calgary had been served by the Triple-A Calgary Cannons of the Pacific Coast League (PCL) for 18 years until the team relocated to Albuquerque, New Mexico in 2002.

Tacoma Rainiers

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The first no-hitter by a Cannons pitcher was hurled by Frank Wills on May 31, 1985 against the Tacoma Tigers in a seven-inning game.
The team became associated with the nearby Seattle Mariners in 1995, whose Triple-A team for the previous ten seasons had been the Calgary Cannons.

Albuquerque Dukes

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The Cannons faced the Albuquerque Dukes in the Pacific Coast League Championship Series.
In 2003, the Calgary Cannons were moved to Albuquerque as the Albuquerque Isotopes, a Triple-A affiliate of the Florida Marlins at the time.

Bill Haselman

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On May 29, 1992, he was selected off waivers by the Seattle Mariners, who assigned him to the Calgary Cannons of the Pacific Coast League, where he hit .255 in 88 games with 19 home runs and 53 RBI.

Esteban Loaiza

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He began the 1996 season back in the minors with the Triple-A Calgary Cannons, but was recalled to the majors on June 7.

Jon Lieber

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Like many of the young Pirates' pitchers that year, Lieber struggled; he was optioned to the Calgary Cannons of the Triple-A Pacific Coast League on June 18 after going 2–7 with a 7.48 ERA.

Dave Valle

For the next two seasons, he split his playing time with the Mariners and the Calgary Cannons of the Pacific Coast League, producing a .312 batting average with 21 home runs and 71 runs batted in with Calgary during the season.

Salt Lake City Bees

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The team was previously known as the Salt Lake City Gulls before being relocated to Calgary.
Following the 1984 season, the team was relocated to Calgary, Alberta, and became the Calgary Cannons in 1985.

Matt Treanor

He played with the Marlins' Triple-A affiliate, the Calgary Cannons then the Albuquerque Isotopes, being called up to the majors twice in 2004.

Jason Wood (baseball)

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He played for the Triple-A Calgary Cannons for the entire 2002 season.

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The Calgary Cannons were a minor league baseball team located in Calgary, Alberta for 18 seasons, from 1985 until 2002.

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The Calgary Cannons were a minor league baseball team located in Calgary, Alberta for 18 seasons, from 1985 until 2002.

Triple-A (baseball)

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They were a member of the AAA Pacific Coast League (PCL) and played at Foothills Stadium.

Pioneer League (baseball)

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The Cannons displaced the Calgary Expos, who played in the rookie level Pioneer League from 1977 until 1984.

Albuquerque, New Mexico

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Following the 2002 season, the team moved to Albuquerque, New Mexico and are now known as the Isotopes.

Seattle Mariners

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They qualified for the playoffs five times: 1985, 1987, 1989, and 1991 as an affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, and 1998 as an affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.

Chicago White Sox

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They qualified for the playoffs five times: 1985, 1987, 1989, and 1991 as an affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, and 1998 as an affiliate of the Chicago White Sox.