Tag Archives: Minor League Baseball

Halifax in the International League

A commentator on this blog recently suggested that Halifax joining the International League is the region’s best chance at landing professional baseball. The reasoning behind this theory, is that it isn’t uncommon for teams at the AAA level fly when … Continue reading

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Minor League Baseball Classifications Based on Population

Happy Census Day Canada!  In honour of today (Tuesday, May 10, 2016) being the reference date of the 2016 Census of Canada, I am posting a fun list based on population. If MLB & Minor League Baseball classifications were based … Continue reading

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The Ballpark Proposal Series

As mentioned earlier this week, I am starting a series on this blog about (potential) ballpark proposals in various centres across Atlantic Canada.  These posts will include arguments on why certain locations would be an ideal place to build a … Continue reading

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How I Would Run a Halifax Team

In this post, I will go over some points on how I would run a minor league baseball team based in Halifax.  For the purposes of this post it doesn’t matter if we’re talking independent pro ball, collegiate summer league … Continue reading

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College Summer vs. Independent League

In its current state, no affiliated Minor League will award a franchise to the Maritimes, there are three main reasons why this is the case.  Reason one, we are isolated from the rest of the teams in any league (as … Continue reading

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You Have to Start Somewhere

As was discussed in the first entry to this blog, the Maritimes is unknown territory to the baseball world.  No professional leagues have operated here since before the First World War (the Cape Breton Colliery League folded in 1939), and … Continue reading

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Minor League Baseball in the Maritimes

Minor League baseball has been enjoyed throughout North America over the past 130 (or so) years.  But the history of minor league ball in the Maritime Provinces has been lacking.  There has only been the New Brunswick League (1890), New … Continue reading

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