Tarrant County Blue Thunder

Tarrant County Blue Thunder Merchandise

This page is dedicated to the Tarrant County Blue Thunder independent professional baseball team.  It played only one season, during the 2007 Continental Baseball League season which was the league’s first season.  The team then moved to McKinney, Texas and played as the McKinney Blue Thunder in 2008.

The old TarrantProBall.com website still exists, although the content is difficult to access.


Here is the roster for the 2007 Tarrant County Blue Thunder:  https://www.baseball-reference.com/register/team.cgi?id=205e7fd9




Announcement of the formation of the Blue Thunder from a February 2007 press release:  http://www.businesswire.com/news/home/20070207005022/en/Professional-Baseball-LewisvilleDenton-County-KellerNE-Tarrant-County

Article about Curtis Wilkerson from before the 2007 season started:  http://blackathlete.net/artman2/publish-/Baseball_20/Former_Ranger_Wilkerson_Has_New_Challenge_printer.shtml

Short recap from forum of 2007 CBL championship:  http://www.mwcboard.com/index.php?/topic/9424-they-win-the-cbl-championship/

Blog post about the first victory in Blue Thunder history, a 2-1 win over the Bay Area Toros:  http://texsportpub.blogspot.com/2007/05/bay-area-toros-lose-2-1-to-blue-thunder.html

Here is an interview with Blue Thunder catcher, Joe Pagan, who ended up earning the 2007 CBL championship MVP award.  It is from the Archive.org snapshot of the original TarrantProBall.com website:  Click Here





Here is the playlist of YouTube videos relating in some way to the Tarrant County Blue Thunder (2007 CBL champions):