Author Archives: agalley

A Call For Help

I enjoy putting together the historic posts for this blog.  I have done league history posts and single season posts for the 1937 & 1938 Colliery Leagues.  In future I will do the 1939 Colliery League, 1913 Maine – New … Continue reading

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1938 Cape Breton Colliery League

The 1938 season was the second one in which the Colliery League was professional.  This season, the league tried to operate on a non-profit basis as the why to avoid the provincial amusement tax.  All profits were given to charities. … Continue reading

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An Update on Andrew Case

Saint John native Andrew Case is working his way up in the Blue Jays system this season. Case spent the off-season playing in the Australian Baseball League with the Canberra Calvary.  He didn’t put up great numbers Down Under as … Continue reading

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Brown Street Field, Sydney Mines

The Sydney Mines Ramblers of the Cape Breton Colliery League played at Brown Street Field.  The park is currently a softball field, located on Dwyer Street, just off of Brown Street.  The field was used throughout the 1930s as the … Continue reading

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What If: Maritime Summer Collegiate Baseball

Let’s say that tomorrow it was announced a group of investors started a summer collegiate league based in the Maritimes.  I will go over some scenarios on what such a league could look like.  Scenarios will range from Maritime only league … Continue reading

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Distance to Major League Parks (from Halifax)

Inspired by my trip to Toronto to see the Blue Jays next month, I have compiled this list of distances (by road kms) to Major League parks.  All distances are calculated from the Citadel in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Looking … Continue reading

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Wanderers Grounds Upgardes

If your reading this you probably know that Halifax’s former baseball grounds will receive an upgrade this summer.  Wanderer’s Grounds will be closed this spring and summer while the city upgrades the field.  The facility will receive new sod, fencing, … Continue reading

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