Saskatoon Legends

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Saskatoon Legends
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League Canadian Baseball League
Location Saskatoon, Saskatchewan
BallparkCairns Field
Year founded 2003
League championships0
Division championships0
Former name(s)Saskatoon Legends (2003)
ColoursBlack, Maroon, White
            

The Saskatoon Legends were a minor league baseball team during the 2003 season. They played in the Canadian Baseball League, which was not a part of Minor League Baseball and therefore not affiliated with Major League Baseball or its member clubs.

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The Legends played out of Cairns Field.

The team featured a mixture of former major league players mixed with up and coming prospects.

The names from that team which some may recognize are former Montreal Expos pitcher Floyd Youmans and Sioux Falls Canaries' outfielder Ben Van Iderstine.

The team was largely a success on the field, however that success did not translate into success with attendance. The team challenged the Calgary Outlaws for the West Division title, right up until the all-star break which unfortunately was the end of the season. They finished the abbreviated season with a 22-15 record, good for second place in the West Division. The team did little to help matters at the box office.

Marketing was almost nonexistent, and many baseball fans were unaware the team even existed.

All-Time Roster

NamePositionHeightWeightDate Of BirthCurrent/Last Known Team
Jonathan Aldridge INF5'1015010/20/1975Saskatoon Legends (2003)
Henrry Alvarez C6'218510/20/1979Saskatoon Legends (2003)
Bobby Brown OF5'1118005/24/1974 Sioux City Explorers - Northern League (2006)
Derek Cockroft P6'422511/23/1980 Australian Capital Territory Eagles - Australian Capital Territory A Grade League (2004)
Bienvenido Feliz (Note: The CBL mis-spelt his name Felix in all official releases)P6'121006/04/1977 Newark Bears - Atlantic League (2005)
David Garcia P6'520311/08/1980Saskatoon Legends (2003)
Craig Kilshaw P6'319502/14/1980Saskatoon Legends (2003)
Joe Kirby INF6'018003/23/1979 Brock University Badgers - Ontario University Athletics (2007)
Ryan Koback P6'624512/31/1981 Saskatoon Yellow Jackets - Western Major Baseball League (2006)
Javier Lorenzo P6'016812/26/1978Saskatoon Legends (2003)
Alejandro Martínez INF6'121505/22/1977 Laredo Broncos - United League (2009)
Sean Murphy INF5'1018005/03/1972 Elmira Pioneers - Northeast League (2003)
Jose Olmeda INF6'117007/07/1977 Edinburg Coyotes - United League (2006)
Darwin Peguero P6'019212/05/1978 Newark Bears - Atlantic League (2005)
Frankie Perez OF5'1118510/26/1978Saskatoon Legends (2003)
J. D. Scholten P6'622803/04/1980 Sioux City Explorers - American Association (2007)
Chris Seaton P6'019509/22/1978 Schaumburg Flyers - Northern League (2003)
Hirotaka Shimizu OF5'1117201/18/1978 Sichuan Dragons - Chinese Baseball League (2006)
Matt Teahen INF6'021002/27/1979 Mid-Missouri Mavericks - Frontier League (2004)
Angel Tovar P6'419504/25/1978 Olmecas de Tabasco - Mexican League (2007)
Carlos Urquiola (Note: The CBL mis-spelt his last name Uraviola in all official releases.)INF5'815004/22/1980 Ceci & Negri Parma - Serie A1, Italy (2005)
Ben Van Iderstine OF6'220001/20/1978 Sioux Falls Canaries - American Association (2009)
Kenny White P6'117011/27/1978 Gary Railcats - Northern League (2004)
Floyd Youmans P6'119005/11/1964Saskatoon Legends (2003)

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