Category Archives: Atlantic Canadians

We Will Remember Them

With Rememberance Day approaching it’s a good time to pay tribute to those who gave their lives for our freedome.  Here is a list of Maritime ball players who made the ultimate sacrifice and died defending our country during both … Continue reading

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1997 New Brunswick Major Leaguers

This is the first post in a new series where I will be posting a picture and writing a short paragraph about said picture. Above is a lithograph printed during the 1997 Major League season.  The picture celebrates the three … Continue reading

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Atlantic Canadians at the World Baseball Classic & Olympics

Here is a rundown of the Maritimers that have represented Canada at all four World Baseball Classics.  Also included are the Maritimers who played Olympic baseball for Canada. World Baseball Classic: 2006: Rheal Cormier, pitcher: Moncton, New Brunswick; Philadelphia Phillies … Continue reading

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NFL Connections to Atlantic Canada

I have already covered MLB, NBA & CFL connections to Atlantic Canada.  With Super Bowl LI coming up next weekend, it’s good time to reflect on our regions connections to the NFL. Atlantic Canadians Who Played in the NFL Steve … Continue reading

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Near Major Leaguers from Atlantic Canada

I have already listed all the Major Leaguers who are from this region.  Today, I will list all the near Major Leaguers from Atlantic Canada.  By near Major Leaguer, I am talking about guys who kind of made it but … Continue reading

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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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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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