Author Archives: agalley

Canadian Baseball Attendance, 2018

Here is my fifth 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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Thoughts (from someone else) on Pro Ball in the Region

People other than myself have discussed the possibility of bringing minor league ball to the region.  The following is an excerpt from the Miramichi Twins page from July 27, 2016, entitled “Miramichi Twins see 20 percent increase in registration from … Continue reading

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Halifax is Dullsville in Summer

Here is another Alex J. Walling article.  This article is from the July 9. 2007 edition of the Daily News and discusses how Halifax has no big-time sports going on during the summer months.  Now 11 years later, not much … Continue reading

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1996 Dalhousie Tigers – CIBA Champions

The Dalhousie Tigers won the 1996 Canadian Intercollegiate Baseball Association title.  I have archived all the game results from the 1996 season that I could find from various news archives.  I only included Tigers games for the regular season, but … Continue reading

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Let’s Play Three!

Tripleheaders are rare at the Major League level.  In fact the last one in MLB was played 98 years ago on October 2, 1920 when the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates two games to one.  They are not completely … Continue reading

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Nova Scotia Clippers Results

Here are the game results of the Nova Scotia Clippers (Canadian Soccer League, 1991).  The franchise was rewarded in April 1989, played their first game two years later.  The Clippers’ training camp opened April 22 at Cole Harbour Place.  The … Continue reading

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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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