Monthly Archives: June 2018

Jerry Marsh Ballfield (New Waterford)

  The baseball field in New Waterford is now named after a former mayor as it was renamed in 1992.  This field is the second oldest ball field in Canada (after Labatt Park in London).  They have been playing baseball … Continue reading

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NHL Connections to Atlantic Canada

  Alright, I have done MLB, NBA, CFL & NFL connections to the region and I will continue the series by discussing Atlantic Canadian ties to the NHL.  This post will be a little different from the others and the … Continue reading

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It’s the Windjammers

I am going to start a series where I will be posting media from the unveiling (or orgins) of a previous Maritime-based sports franchise.  With the recent unveiling of the HFX Wanderers FC and the rumours of CFL and NLL … Continue reading

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Nobody Takes the Fort!

There have been two sports teams called the Halifax Citadels.  During the 1956 Halifax & District Baseball League season, there was a team called the Citadels.  This was the only season the baseball Citadels existed.  They replaced the old Cardinals … Continue reading

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Halifax Sports Saturation

There was recently an article in the Halifax Star-Metro explaining the potential sports saturation with all the rumours of potential teams coming to Halifax.  The city already has the Mooseheads, Hurricanes and now the Privateers.  There is also rumours of both … Continue reading

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Wanderers Grounds Follies

    This Saturday, Canada will play the United States at the refurbished Wanderers Grounds.  Three years ago, Canada was to play the Glasgow Warriors there, but due to poor field conditions the game was moved to Spryfield days before … Continue reading

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Moncton & the Canadian Baseball League II

I have previously blogged about a proposed Canadian Baseball League series that was to be played in Moncton back in 2003.  The league would fold before that series was played.  I have recently uncovered some new information regarding this series … Continue reading

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