Tag Archives: Dartmouth

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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There Used to Be a Ballpark

This post is about Arrow’s Ball Park, which was home to the Dartmouth Arrows of the old Halifax & District League.  The Arrows’ park was nicknamed Little Brooklyn (in honor of Ebbets Field in Brooklyn).  Little Brooklyn was located on … Continue reading

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Some Bad News

Over the past week or so, there have been a couple of (bad) news stories concerning Maritime baseball. First, Saint John native Andrew Case, the only currently Atlantic Canadian currently in affiliated baseball was suspended for failing to take a … Continue reading

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The Clip Show

I have blogged about soccer before, so this isn’t a first.  The one and only time that an outdoor professional sports franchise was ever tried in the Halifax  market were the Nova Scotia Clippers in 1991.  The Clippers were members of … Continue reading

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1958 Dartmouth Arrows Schedule

Here is a gem that I found over on the Play Hard, Play Fast, Play Ball! site, which has gobs of information on the old Halifax & District Baseball League.  One of the thumbnails on the site is a scanned copy of … Continue reading

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Halifax and District Baseball League

The H&D League operated in central Nova Scotia from 1946-59.  The H&D League was formed out of the old Halifax Defense League that operated during World War Two and was said to have hosted the best baseball in Canada, outside … Continue reading

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