Monthly Archives: November 2016

Newfoundland MLB Connections

There has never been a Major League Baseball player born (or completely raised) from Newfoundland & Labrador.  There has however, been four players with Newfoundland connections who have made the Major Leagues.  These are mentioned on the MLB Connections page on … Continue reading

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CFL in Atlantic Canada

It’s Grey Cup Week; and in this post I will discuss the Canadian Football League in Atlantic Canada.  I will list all players born in the region and all games (both preseason and regular season) played in this part of … Continue reading

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A Crazy Idea

This is a part in a series of blog posts about places where a minor league baseball park could be built in various Maritime centres.  I have discussed some of these in the past but I will go into farther … Continue reading

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My 100th Post!

Just a brief celebration on my 100th post to this blog.  I started this blog on July 10, 2013 and have been adding posts more and more each year.  In other words it shouldn’t take another 28 months before I … Continue reading

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Matt Stairs, new Phillies Batting Coach

Fredericton’s Matt Stairs was named hitting coach of the Philadelphia Phillies yesterday.  Stairs, who had the nickname “professional hitter” when he played, spent the last three seasons as an analyst on the team’s television broadcasts. Stairs spent 19 seasons playing … Continue reading

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Vern Handrahan, 1936-2016

Vern Handrahan, one of only three Major Leaguers from P.E.I. (and the only since 1900), passed away yesterday (November 2) at the age of 79 (born November 27, 1936). Handrahan was born, raised and learnt his baseball in Charlottetown.  He … Continue reading

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