Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Team Isn't Toy For Koldyke.(Sports)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

But He Does Consider It a Fun Investment

Mike Koldyke refers to himself as a venture capitalist, but he's not even planning to capitalize on his latest venture.

Koldyke is the proud owner of a bouncing baby baseball team. It was delivered to him Tuesday when Russ Parker, owner of the Calgary Cannons of the Pacific Coast League, signed an agreement to sell his franchise to Koldyke.

Koldyke plans to move the franchise to Albuquerque for the 2002 season, though all of that hinges on the renovation of the existing Albuquerque Sports Stadium or construction of a new ballpark.

As a fan, Koldyke likes the idea of owning a baseball team. …

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