Category Archives: Current Events

Canadian Baseball Attendance, 2019

Here is my sixth 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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Cole MacLaren Signs With Tigers

Cole MacLaren, a catcher from Morell, Prince Edward Island has signed as a free agent with the Detroit Tigers organization. Maclaren, who recently completed his senior season at the University of Pittsburgh went undrafted in this month’s First Year Player … Continue reading

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Jake Sanford Drafted By Yankees!!!

Jake Sanford of Dartmouth, Nova Scotia was drafted yesterday in the third round of the MLB Draft (105th overall) by the New York Yankees.  He is the first Atlantic Canadian drafted by an MLB team since Chris Thibideau (Cole Harbour, … Continue reading

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HFX Wanderers Promotions Staff Keeps Hitting It Out of the Park

The HFX Wanderers management team has done lots of good things when it comes to promoting their product.  Everything the Canadian Premier League team has done when identifying and promoting the club has been excellent.  The way they have conducted … Continue reading

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Andrew Case Retires

Andrew Case, who began the baseball season as the only Atlantic Canadian in professional baseball retired a couple of weeks ago.  He played three games this season with the Blue Jays’ AA team, the New Hampshire Fisher Cats. Case signed … 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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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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