Category Archives: history

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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Halifax is Dullsville in Summer

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