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  Canadian Baseball League - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
The Canadian Baseball League, Canada's first professional baseball league, was an Independent minor league that operated in 2003.
The league's only Commissioner was Major League Baseball star and Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame member Ferguson Jenkins.
The remaining assets of the League were auctioned off on December 1, 2003, in Vancouver, British Columbia.
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/Canadian_Baseball_League   (187 words)

  
 London back on Canadian Baseball League radar
The league is looking for local umpires and it has developed a schedule that has London pencilled in as one of the teams.
League organizers aren't even sure what level of play the league will be classified as.
The CBL planned to begin play only in Western Canada in the spring of this year but had to delay a year because it decided to tap the corporate money market in the east, and because it had trouble sorting out lease requirements in some of the parks it wanted to play in.
www.canoe.ca /Slam021101/col_dallacosta-sun.html   (638 words)

  
 ESR | July 21, 2003 | Death of the CBL
In reality it was an end of the road league with very little interest from Major League Baseball, and now few options for the 200 players and coaches.
No one, aside from possibly the dreamers organizing the league, suggested that career success in the CBL was going to lead to a ticket to the bigs.
The league is now the joke it always was, but now simply one that is tarnished by this fiasco.
www.enterstageright.com /archive/articles/0703/0703cbl.htm   (723 words)

  
 ESPN.com: MLB - Play ball, eh! Canadian Baseball officials say league's a go
CBL chairman Tony Riviera estimates the total cost for a family of four with concessions and parking to be about $60 a game.
Lui, one of the league's co-founders and principal owners, said the league should be able to break even if teams average 1,500-2,000 fans a game.
The league won't be dependent on a single revenue stream, he said.
espn.go.com /mlb/news/2002/1121/1463950.html   (479 words)

  
 CBLInaugural
The primary mission of the Canadian Baseball League is to provide the highest level of professional baseball and entertainment, affordably, to communities across Canada.
The secondary mission of the CBL is to provide opportunities for highly talented Canadian baseball players to play professional baseball in their home country.
The CBL’s Commissioner of Baseball is Canada’s own Ferguson Jenkins, the only Canadian-born player ever elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. The CBL’s director of baseball operations is John Haar, former head coach of the prestigious National Baseball Institute, the Canadian National Youth Team and the Canadian National Team.
www.canadianbaseballnews.com /CBL/CBLInaugSea.html   (337 words)

  
 Western Canadian Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
John played professional baseball in the New York Yankees and San Francisco Giants organizations and while attending the University of British Columbia in 1968 he was named Varsity Athlete of the Year.
Chris was instrumental at the CBL in his capacity as Director of Community Relations in creating strong relationships with local groups and building a foundation for the league.
At the CBL Chris was also active in operations, having been directly involved in concession, merchandise, travel, and player development projects, while overseeing league-wide ticket production and distribution.
www.wcbl.ca /WCBL_executive.php   (852 words)

  
 Baseball America Online - CBL
CALGARY--Organizers of a new professional league in Canada say they will unveil the lineup for the first season Nov. 8 in Vancouver, B.C. The Canadian Baseball League is supposed to begin play in at least eight Western Canadian cities in May 2002.
The CBL is billing itself as the baseball equivalent of the Canadian Football League.
The CBL is not ruling out going head-to-head with organized minor league operations in Vancouver and Western Canada's two other major centers, the Alberta cities of Calgary and Edmonton.
www.baseballamerica.com /today/news/canada1022.html   (348 words)

  
 Independent Baseball Page
The independent leagues are the fringes of professional baseball, the teams are made up of players who have spent some time in the minor leagues.
The league decided to expand into Pueblo, CO and Laredo, TX but the franchises never developed a fan base and were shut down in the middle of the 1995 season.
The Heartland league was formed in 1996 with Lafayette and Anderson as the league nucleus and they were joined by Will County, IL and Dubois County, IN.
www.angelfire.com /ak/indybaseball   (2154 words)

  
 Canadian Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Canadian Baseball League (CBL) was formed in April of 2002.
After six years of major league experience, players are eligible for free agency if they are not signed to a contract extension before the end of the season.
The CBL has a five round player draft that is held at the same time as the off season free agent period.
cbl-ootp-online.com /rules.html   (3012 words)

  
 The Northern Game: Baseball The Canadian Way
Elliott contends that Canadian baseball stands at the precipice of a Golden Age.
And it is also evident in international baseball, where Canada narrowly missed a spot in the gold-medal game at the 2004 Summer Olympics, and in amateur baseball, where enrollment in youth leagues is at an all-time high.
Canadian baseball experts have also compiled province-by-province all-time all star teams, as well as their selections for Canada's all-time team.
www.sportclassicbooks.com /northerngame.html   (979 words)

  
 Canadian baseball team franchise for sale - www.pin.ca/bc/03-1017
The Western Canadian Baseball League (WCBL), Inc. is proposing to immediately begin operations with the goal of opening league play in the spring of 2005.
The league will be comprised of a minimum of 8 teams; four from British Columbia, four from Alberta.
Due to the uncertainty of the Canadian Baseball League, there is a window of opportunity to begin a regional league in Western Canada.
www.pin.ca /bc/03-1017/default.htm   (463 words)

  
 Canadian Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Canadian Baseball League, Canada's first professional baseball league, is an Independent minor league that began operations in 2003.
The league's first Commissioner is Major League Baseball star and Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame member Ferguson Jenkins.
There are plans to reorganize the league and resume play in 2004.
www.ukpedia.com /c/canadian-baseball-league.html   (169 words)

  
 CANOE -- SLAM! Sports - Other Sports - In praise of Canadian athletes
The brief Canadian Baseball League may have folded but somewhere Fergie Jenkins has to be smiling.
And time was, when a John Priestner had a cup of coffee in the NFL or even a Reuben Mayes shocked the league with his quick rise and decline, you could count the Canadians on rosters with a finger or three.
Canadians leaving an imprint in sport are all over the world.
slam.canoe.ca /Slam/OtherSports/2004/09/19/635727.html   (805 words)

  
 Canadian Baseball League aiming for 2003   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Canadian Baseball League announced the eight teams that will play in its inaugural season at a press conference in downtown Toronto on Wednesday.
Riviera, a former major league scout, said the CBL will be the highest-paying independent league in North America and the level of play will be comparable to professional leagues in Japan and Mexico.
Unlike other professional leagues, each team in the privately-owned CBL will be owned and operated by the league.
observer.thecentre.centennialcollege.ca /sports/cbl112002.htm   (492 words)

  
 TSN.ca - MLB - Canada's Sports Leader
The Northern League initially awarded the Calgary team to an ownership group called Calgary Professional Baseball, Inc., last April 3.
Apart from the short-lived Canadian Baseball League experience, this will be Calgary's first pro baseball team since the triple-A Pacific League Cannons moved to Albuquerque after the 2002 season.
The Northern League is made up of players unaffiliated with major-league teams.
www.tsn.ca /headlines/news_story.asp?ID=114591&hubName=   (239 words)

  
 Kyle Carothers, Whitman College, Canadian Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The CBL, which starts its first season in May, is drawing players from the U.S., Canada, Latin America and Asia.
The league is modeled after professional leagues in Japan, Mexico, Taiwan, Holland, Italy and other countries.
A native of Ontario, Canada, Jenkins was elected to the National Baseball Hall of Fame in 1991, becoming the first and only Canadian enshrined at Cooperstown.
www.whitman.edu /athletics/Spotlight/kcarothers.html   (366 words)

  
 Canadian football league   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although the Canadian Football League is the highest level of competition in Canadian football, the league competes with.
Canadian Football League The Canadian Football League can trace its roots back to a soccer game in Rugby, England in 1823.
Canadian football is a form of football closely related to American.
football.dotultra.net /dtltr-canadian-football-league.html   (350 words)

  
 Canadian Baseball League - Official Site   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Although the Canadian Baseball League has suspended play until the summer of 2004 several of its best players are still taking the field and continuing to put up solid numbers elsewhere.
The Canadian Baseball League’s inaugural season ended on a perfect note: A near-capacity crowd taking in one heck of an exciting all-star game in sunny 30 degree weather at Burns Stadium in Calgary on Wednesday night.
The Canadian Baseball League announced today that the Calgary Outlaws, who finished with a league best 24-13 record, are CBL champions for 2003.
www.collegesportingnews.net /Sites/canadianbl   (290 words)

  
 Canadian Baseball League - (Parksville, BC) - powered by LeagueLineup.com
October 25, 2002 - -- The Canadian Baseball League is a 26-team draft baseball simulation league using the APBA game engine to play an annual 162-game season plus playoffs.
The league has been in existence for 30 years, beginning as a board game league using mail to exchange instructions for the game.
October 25, 2002 - -- The CBL's regular season is reaching a thrilling peak as four teams duke it out for the final two playoff spots, and there WILL be a playoff to see who advances.
www.leaguelineup.com /welcome.asp?url=canadianbaseballleague   (363 words)

  
 ESPN.com: MLB - Rose fails to make Canadian Hall of Fame   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Baseball's career hits leader, who spent part of the 1984 season with Montreal and got career hit No. 4,000 with the Expos, was among 46 nominees for the Canadian hall.
Rose is ineligible for the ballot for the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y., because of his permanent ban from baseball.
Tony Riviera, chairman of the newly formed Canadian Baseball League, nominated Rose for the Canadian hall.
espn.go.com /mlb/news/2003/0224/1513515.html   (587 words)

  
 Osberg named GM of the Red Deer Outlaws
 Vancouver, B.C. -- The Canadian Baseball League, the newest international professional baseball league, is pleased to announce the hiring of Perry Osberg as General Manager of the Red Deer Outlaws.
Osberg has won national championships at both the Senior Little League (1977) and Big League (1980) levels, and as a result is a two-time (1988, 1998) inductee in the Lethbridge Sports Hall of Fame.
Osberg was active coaching and managing in amateur baseball until 2000, when his son Tanner was drafted by the New York Mets.
www.canoe.ca /SlamBaseballCanadaNews/020111_cbl-par.html   (437 words)

  
 Western Canada Baseball Introduction
Thwarted by baseball's colour barrier, then left with dwindling opportunities with the decline of the Negro Leagues they found a home across the border.
and Cliff Pemberton, two of the league's enduring stars, each spent time with the Meridians and while Roy Taylor wasn't a Meridian, he was a pioneer in the influx of college players to the prairies, first with the California Mohawks barnstorming college kids, then in Kamsack, Moose Jaw and Saskatoon.
In 1971, his body was found near the mound at the USC baseball field.
www.attheplate.com /wcbl/intro_1.htm   (1055 words)

  
 Baseball America Online - Canadian Baseball League
The Chatham, Ontario, native will serve as commissioner of the Canadian Baseball League, which is being billed by its founders as the sport's version of the Canadian Football League.
The CBL is targeting cities with populations of over 40,000.
Vancouver has a short-season Northwest League team, while the Pacific Coast League currently operates in the Alberta cities of Edmonton and Calgary.
www.baseballamerica.com /today/news/canada1003.html   (299 words)

  
 BallParkWatch - Canadian Baseball League Announces Schedule; Montreal Royales to Play as Road Team   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The independent Canadian Baseball League announced that the Montreal Royales will play their inaugural season as a road team.
It would not be a good situation for the Montreal fans if their team is playing for the Canadian National Championship, the Jenkins Cup, on national television, without a home park.
The CBL is pleased to announce the league’s 2003 schedule will include several barnstorming series that will bring the Canadian Baseball League to cities across Canada.
www.ballparkwatch.com /news/cbl_sched.htm   (466 words)

  
 Canadian Sandlott League - (Hamilton, ON) - powered by LeagueLineup.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
CANADIAN SANDLOTT Baseball has developed very special leagues for teams participating in 14u, 15u, 16u, 17u, 18u and 19 & over year old age divisions.
Teams will be selected each year to participate in a very select league from the some of the strongest programs in the province.
All the Super SANDLOTT teams and the Canadian League Champion are automatically qualified to receive a berth to participate in that tournament.
www.sandlottbaseballcanada.com   (670 words)

  
 Canadian Baseball League: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Canadian Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
Canadian Baseball League: Definition and Links by Encyclopedian.com - All about Canadian Baseball League
The Canadian Baseball League, Canada's first professional baseball league, is an Independent minor league scheduled to begin operation in 2003.
The league's first Commissioner is Major League Baseball star Ferguson Jenkins.
www.encyclopedian.com /ca/Canadian-Baseball-League.html   (77 words)

  
 Western Canadian Baseball League   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The WCBL is an independent professional baseball league that will begin play in eight cities in Western Canada.
The majority of players in the WCBL will be Canadian, with the emphasis on developing players of the highest caliber.
The league will build from the ground up, providing homegrown professional baseball to communities throughout British Columbia and Alberta.
www.wcbl.ca   (135 words)

  
 canadian football league   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
The Canadian Football League (CFL) is a professional league located entirely in Canada that plays Canadian football.
The Canadian Football League operates in nine Canadian cities...
The name "Canadian Football League" was officially adopted in 1958 and G...
www.sports-megasite.com /articles/9/canadian-football-league.html   (377 words)

  
 All-American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association
This virtual scrapbook is filled with articles, photographs, interviews, and statistics that give you an up-close-and-personal look at the pioneering women who played professional baseball from 1943 through 1954.
Former model and Canadian Softball Star, Mary "Bonnie" Baker was behind the plate.
The following are trademarks of the All American Girls Professional Baseball League Players Association, Inc: All American Girls Professional Baseball League, All American Girls Baseball League, All American Girls Softball League, the AAGPBL shield logo, the team names & nicknames, and the image of a female baseball player in a skirted uniform.
www.aagpbl.org   (313 words)

  
 insider   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-06)
In baseball since 1960, Nottle once told a reporter he hopes to be in the third base coaching box when his life ends: "Maybe when I'm 70, 75 years old…an errant throw from the outfield hits me between the eyes and kills me…as the winning run scores.
CBL Director of Broadcasting Greg Breakell, whose career credits include seven Olympic Games as well as the NHL, major league baseball and college basketball coverage on ESPN and ABC, has put big league experience to work on the Independent league telecasts.
Baseball people used to say the potential of a player was suspect if he hadn't shown what he could do before the age of 26.
johndittrich.com /insider.html   (6404 words)

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