Monthly Archives: August 2014

New Brunswick League

We have already reviewed the two other pro leagues that have operated in the Maritimes (New Brunswick-Maine League in 1913 and the Cape Breton Colliery League of 1937). Plus the semi-pro Halifax & District Baseball League of 1946-59. Now the … Continue reading

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A What If Scenario of Pro Ball in the Maritimes, Part 1

Today, something different, I will create a fantasy history of professional baseball in the Maritimes.  This is my first attempt at fiction on this blog and my first attempt at writing an alternative history for anything.  Enjoy! The timeline will … Continue reading

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Thunder Bay and their Summer Sports teams

The city of Thunder Bay, Ontario rests on the shores of Lake Superior, near the geographic centre of Canada and the CMA is home to 121,596 people.  The city also hosts two summertime sports teams; the Premier Development League’s Thunder … Continue reading

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Major League Exhibitions in Atlantic Canada

Over the years, Atlantic Canada has hosted numerous exhibition games in the NHL, NBA and CFL. There have even been regular season games played in the NHL (Halifax) and CFL (Moncton).  What many don’t realize is that MLB has also … Continue reading

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New Brunswick – Maine League

Over 100 years ago, there was professional baseball being played in New Brunswick.  The New Brunswick – Maine League was a Class D circuit that existed in 1913, before folding on August 23.  The NBML had operated as an amateur … Continue reading

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