Author Archives: agalley

Canadian Baseball Attendance, 2017

Here is my fourth annual look at baseball attendance across Canada.  Here I cover all levels from Minor League Baseball, independent baseball and collegiate summer leagues. The figures are the average attendance per game.  An “opening” is a single admission … Continue reading

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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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