Category Archives: history

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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Syndey Mines Ramblers Uniform

While doing some research for this blog, I came across these beauties.  Recently someone put an old Sydney Mines Ramblers uniform on Ebay. I am not sure of the authentically of this uniform but I am willing to trust that … 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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South Street Field, Glace Bay

The Glace Bay Miners of the old Cape Breton Colliery League played their home games at South Street Field.  At 59°57’02.75″ west, this the most easterly park in Organized Baseball history.  The field is still in use today, assuming that … Continue reading

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Chatham Ironmen vs. Team USA

On August 5, 1997 the Chatham Ironmen hosted Team USA junior team.  This was Team USA’s final warmup for the World Junior tournament that was held in Moncton that year.  The Ironmen would finish the 1997 season with a 17-9 … Continue reading

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1937 Cape Breton Colliery League

    The 1937 season was first season the Colliery League played as a member of the National Association.  The league played under the Class D classification.  The Colliery League applied to join the National Association in January of 1937.  … Continue reading

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1975 Intercontinental Cup

The 1975 Intercontinental Cup was played in Moncton (Kiwanis Park) and Montreal (Parc Jarry).  This post has the standings, results and rosters for Canada & the USA.  This was the first major international baseball tournament staged in Atlantic Canada.  Top … Continue reading

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