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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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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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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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Susan McEachern Memorial Park, Sydney

This is a part in a series of blog posts about places where a minor league baseball park could be built in various Maritime centres.  I have discussed some of these in the past but I will go into farther … Continue reading

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No Hitters in the Cape Breton Colliery League

Just a quick of no-hitters that were pitched in the old Cape Breton Colliery League.  Using this fascinating Google spreadsheet, I found two such games were pitched in the league’s three year (1937-39) history.  The spreadsheet (which includes every known … Continue reading

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Roster(s) Breakdown: 1939 Cape Breton Colliery League

Last blog, I looked at the current Ottawa Champions by breaking down the roster by tallying the highest level of baseball played by each player.  Today, I will do something similar with the four teams that played the final season … Continue reading

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