Hockey’s Scariest Scavengers: The Story Behind the Bakersfield Condors

When sports teams set about choosing a mascot, the conversation usually does not begin with, “What’s the ugliest scavenger you can think of?” But in the case of the Condors of Bakersfield, California, an affiliate of the Edmonton Oilers in hockey’s minor league ECHL, that ugly scavenger was just the

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The Story Behind the Bakersfield Blaze: It’s Hot. Blazing Hot.

The 31-year-old electronic board that tells the time and temperature in center field at Historic Sam Lynn Ballpark might actually work, but the team does not turn it on. It’s not an energy-saving technique; it’s more about keeping fans in the stands sane. “We don’t use it,” said Bakersfield Blaze assistant general

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