Baseball

Mike Labute – Umpire Extraordinaire

“I played ball into my 40’s, and I still wanted to be a part of the game. As a mailman, I couldn’t afford to get hurt, I’ve always loved the game, so it made sense…
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Glory Days Baseball is Back

My love for baseball has been a life-long affair and the honeymoon is not over! I started playing baseball during the 1970s in Thamesville and it still holds some of my fondest sports memories including being…
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Chatham Coloured All-Stars Featured in Website

Few Canadians are aware of the remarkable story and achievement of the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, a baseball team in the 1930s from Chatham, Ontario. They became the first black team to win a provincial amateur…
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Crabby Joe’s Slo Pitch Fun

Team name: Crabby Joe’s Team members: Dave, Kathleen, Cheryl, Kate, Jenn, Shelby, Melissa, Meagan, Sarah P, Sarah C, Jess, Nate, Brad, Jake, Matt, Ben, Brock, Jason, Chris, Martin, Elwood and Trevor. League: Chatham Co Ed…
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That’s Sports – Balkwill living the dream

Yeah, I was in the show. I was in the show for 21 days once – the 21 greatest days of my life. You know, you never handle your luggage in the show, somebody else…
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Dover Centre Diamond Dawgs – Western Counties River League Champions

Coach Darren Rose has been playing baseball all of his life. These days his focus is developing the skills of the 10-11 year olds in the Mosquito A Division of the Western Counties Baseball Association….
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Wilfred Boomer Harding – Breaking the Colour Barrier

On Tuesday, June 28, a crowd gathered at Stirling Park in Chatham as  the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame and the University of Windsor announced the launch of a research project, “Breaking the Colour Barrier:…
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Wilfred “Boomer” Harding – breaking the colour barrier

On Tuesday, June 28, a crowd gathered at Stirling Park in Chatham as  the Chatham Sports Hall of Fame and the University of Windsor announced the launch of a research project, “Breaking the Colour Barrier:…
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Molina: The Story of the Father who Raised an Unlikely Baseball Dynast

Read this heartwarming story of the Molina family, one of the Major League’s most renowned dynasties, rivaled only by the DiMaggio brothers as the most successful family in baseball history.  Learn the story of the…
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