This page is dedicated to the McKinney Blue Thunder independent professional baseball team. It lasted one year, during the 2008 CBL season.
Statistics And Roster
Here is the link to the roster and statistics for the 2008 McKinney Blue Thunder: https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/team.cgi?id=a27cfb6f
Flyer (in PDF format) promoting the July 2008 series and benefits for fans who wanted to attend: McKinney Blue Thunder Flyer
Article recapping game between the Blue Thunder and Texarkana Gunslingers: http://starlocalmedia.com/mckinneycouriergazette/sports/gunslingers-shoot-down-blue-thunder-s-winning-streak/article_fa435ae6-3bec-565c-af09-07dc4f46855d.html
Review of Gabe Nesbitt Field (Ballfields of Craig Ranch) from Ballparkreviews.com during the 2008 season.
Mention of a pre-season exhibition game between the Blue Thunder and Texarkana Gunslingers in Greenville Texas: http://www.heraldbanner.com/sports/article_0f7ee100-3058-5421-9c8e-aa2f48ae89c7.html
Some images from the first part of “media day” in May 2008 before the season started:
Here are several more photos of Thunder Dog, the mascot for the team:
Here is the image of the McKinney Blue Thunder’s front cover of the pocket schedule:
This piece was produced for what would have been the 2009 Dallas Aviators team. While that team did not materialize, the footage was from the 2008 McKinney Blue Thunder including catcher Glenn Wilson.