• Journal of Canadian Baseball

    When the Centre for Canadian Baseball Research was founded in 2016, one of our objectives was to publish the results of our contributors’ research. While we took a step in this direction by posting the papers from the annual Canadian Baseball History Conference to this website, we are now able to achieve this goal more […]

  • 2022 Canadian Baseball History Conference

    The fifth Canadian Baseball History Conference is planned for early November of 2022. After a two-year hiatus due to the coronavirus pandemic, we hope to return to an in-person event, this one in downtown Toronto. Specific dates and location will be confirmed in the new year. Please consider this announcement a preliminary Call for Papers […]

  • Our Game, Too: The Development of Canadian Baseball

    The Centre for Canadian Baseball Research, and the broader membership of SABR’s Hanlan’s Point Chapter, are pleased to announce the pending publication of a book about the historical development of baseball in Canada. The book is to be published by SABR in the spring of 2022, in both print and electronic form, so that it […]

  • Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame Special Induction 2021

    On October 13th the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame announced a Special Induction class for 2021. The class is a diverse group crossing lines of gender, race, geography, and occupation, and is representative of the various levels of Canadian baseball in the pre-1969 period. See the Hall of Fame’s web site at https://baseballhalloffame.ca/canadian-baseball-hall-of-fame-museum-to-add-17-inductees-for-their-historical-contributions/ for details. […]

  • Canadian Baseball History Conference 2021

    As a result of the uncertainties introduced by the ongoing pandemic and its associated restrictions, the 2021 version of the Canadian Baseball History Conference will be a virtual event. It is scheduled for Saturday, November 6th, between 2PM and 4PM, and will be hosted by CCBR Director Bill Humber. The session will feature a number […]

  • Early Games Documented

    A compilation of early baseball games played by Canadian teams has now been posted on the site at Research –> Early Games. Primarily the work of Martin Lacoste, with supporting contribution and comment from Director Bill Humber, the table lists the dates, locations and scores of all known games (played in Canada or in the […]

  • Canadian Baseball History Conference Cancelled for 2020

    The 5th annual Canadian Baseball History Conference, planned for early November of 2020, has been cancelled, to return next fall. The coronavirus pandemic continues to put large gatherings at risk, and the consequent closure of public facilities has made it more difficult for presenters to complete their research projects. All potential presenters are encouraged to […]

  • Research Library re-opens July 4th

    The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum has announced that the Museum facility is scheduled to re-open on Saturday, July 4th, having been closed to the public throughout the coronavirus pandemic. This means that the Centre’s Research Library, housed within the Museum, will be accessible as well at that date. The Library is available […]

  • Cataloguing of the Centre’s Library Complete

    The process of cataloguing the Centre’s extensive collection of books and magazines has been completed. The collection comprises roughly 2600 magazines and 5800 books, dating from as early as 1860. For a summary list of either the books portion of the collection, or the magazines, programs and scorecards portion, go to the Library tab.

  • 2019 Canadian Baseball History Conference in the books

    The 2019 Canadian Baseball History Conference was held in London, Ontario on the weekend of November 9th and 10th, 2019. Held at Museum London, the Conference featured 15 research presentations and a bus trip to the newly renovated and expanded Museum facility at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in nearby St. Marys. For a […]