Category Archives: history

Darren Doucette Drafted By Cardinals (1992)

Most of the information in this post is from the Daily News archives from June 1992. On June 1, 1992 Doucette was drafted by the St. Louis Cardinals in the 25th round (699th overall) in the MLB Amateur Draft.  Doucette, … Continue reading

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Atlantic Canadians Playing College Ball, 2000

My annual lists of Atlantic Canadians playing college baseball in the United States tend to be one of my more popular posts in terms of hits.  I am going to expand on the series by including years prior to 2014 … Continue reading

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Joel Irvine Drafted By Yankees (1991)

I will start a new series detailing times a East Coast baseball player has been drafted by a Major League organization. Imagine being drafted by your favourite teams arch rival?  This happened to Joel Irvine back in 1991.  Irvine, a … Continue reading

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The Time the Windjammers Played in the Playoffs

With the Toronto Raptors playing the Golden State Warriors in the NBA Finals, and leading the series 2-1, the whole country is talking about basketball.  Today, I am going to tell the story of the only time the Halifax Windjammers … Continue reading

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Ice will be bumpy for Jr. team

Here is another article from the Halifax Daily News archives.  This is from Tuesday, May 24, 1994.  The article discusses the challenges that laid ahead for Halifax’s new QMJHL team.  This team, of course, is the Halifax Mooseheads and they … Continue reading

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Babe Ruth in New Brunswick in 1925

Babe Ruth did not have a great season in 1925.  He played in only 98 games after his infamous “bellyache heard round the world” at the end of Spring Training.  The Yankees would finish the season in seventh place with … Continue reading

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Dartmouth welcoming Clippers’ arrival

In recognition of the HFX Wanderers first ever home game in franchise history, let’s look back at the Nova Scotia Clippers first game.  This is an article that appeared in the Halifax Daily News on May 25, 1991. Dartmouth welcoming … Continue reading

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