Category Archives: Major Leagues

Distance to Major League Parks (from Halifax)

Inspired by my trip to Toronto to see the Blue Jays next month, I have compiled this list of distances (by road kms) to Major League parks.  All distances are calculated from the Citadel in downtown Halifax, Nova Scotia.  Looking … 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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Vern Handrahan, 1936-2016

Vern Handrahan, one of only three Major Leaguers from P.E.I. (and the only since 1900), passed away yesterday (November 2) at the age of 79 (born November 27, 1936). Handrahan was born, raised and learnt his baseball in Charlottetown.  He … Continue reading

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2016 Professional / Collegiate Summer Team Grand List

Here is a list of every professional (MLB, MiLB & independent) and collegiate summer baseball team in Canada & the United States.  I may have missed some minor collegiate league as I used the list from Collegiate Summer Baseball to include … Continue reading

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Pennant Race Fun

It has the makings of being a great pennant (division, actually) race involving the Maritimes’ two favorite teams.  Those are, of course, the Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox.  As of this writing, the Blue Jays are in first … Continue reading

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