Tag Archives: NSSBL

Let’s Play Three!

Tripleheaders are rare at the Major League level.  In fact the last one in MLB was played 98 years ago on October 2, 1920 when the Cincinnati Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates two games to one.  They are not completely … Continue reading

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Wanderers Grounds Follies

    This Saturday, Canada will play the United States at the refurbished Wanderers Grounds.  Three years ago, Canada was to play the Glasgow Warriors there, but due to poor field conditions the game was moved to Spryfield days before … Continue reading

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2016 Senior Baseball Wrapup

Here’s is a final wrap on the Maritime Senior Baseball season. I have included the final standings and playoff results for the 2016 season. The standings report: wins, losses, runs for, runs against and winning percentage. The playoff information reports … Continue reading

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Ways to Improve Local Senior Baseball

Currently, the highest level of baseball in the Maritimes is senior baseball.  The Nova Scotia and New Brunswick senior leagues have five teams apiece.  With the relative lull in the local sports calendar during the summer months, senior ball has … Continue reading

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Spaceman Lee in Moncton

  From 1984 to 1987, former Red Sox (1969-78) and Expos (1979-82) pitcher Bill “Spaceman” Lee spent his summers playing for the Moncton Mets.  The Mets, were in the New Brunswick Senior Baseball League in 1984 & 1985, before the … 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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Take Me Out to the Ballgame

This Victoria Day weekend (May 2-4 weekend, if you prefer) is the start to another season in Maritime Senior baseball.  With no professional baseball in the region, the two senior leagues are the highest level of baseball we have in … Continue reading

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