Category Archives: Minor Leagues

Alex Lawrie, Professional Umpire

Just to give a quick shoutout to Mineville’s Alex Lawrie who this week started his professional umpiring career in the Gulf Coast League.  Lawrie earned his spot in pro ball by completing the Minor League Baseball Umpire Training Academy this … Continue reading

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Jake Sanford’s Path to the Majors

Let’s take a quick moment to discuss Jake Sanford’s future.  As a baseball player, it’ll probably be three years or so before he makes the Major Leagues.  That means he’ll spend the next number of years riding the buses in … 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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Canadian Baseball Attendance, 2018

Here is my fifth 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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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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Why This Blog Exists

I don’t think I’ve given the full story as to why I started this blog before.  Since I was young (1994, thirteen years old) I always wondered how a minor league team would do in the Maritimes (namely Halifax).   … Continue reading

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Timeline of High Level Baseball in the Maritimes

Here is a brief summary of all high level baseball played in the Maritimes.  It highlights all professional, semi-professional leagues in the region.  All Major League exhibitions are also mentioned as well as some proposed leagues and teams that never … Continue reading

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