Baseball

Popular video game, MLB The Show, to feature Chatham Coloured All-Stars

Gaming technology is introducing the Chatham Coloured All-Stars baseball team to a new generation of fans. OLG (Ontario Lottery and Gaming Corporation), Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society have teamed up with game developers to help create a digitized version of the 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars, the first team of Black […]

London Majors win second straight championship in stunning comeback

The Majors are magical. It’s the only explanation to the fairy-tale way London claimed its second straight Intercounty Baseball League championship in a stunning 8-7 comeback victory over Toronto in Game 6 Thursday night at Christie Pits. The visitors scored five runs in the ninth, then called on Game 5 pitching hero Fernando Fernandez to […]

IBL FINAL: London Majors one win away from another championship

The London Majors haven’t won two straight playoff titles in 74 years. Now, they stand just one win away from back-to-back bliss. Lead-off man Jakob Newton and elder statesman Cleveland Brownlee each drove in a pair in a seven-run, sixth-inning explosion to dump Toronto 8-3 in Game 5 of the Intercounty Baseball League’s championship series […]

All tied up: London Majors need bats, injured star back for key Game 5

The London Majors want to put the ejections and controversy in the rear-view mirror before Tuesday’s pivotal Game 5 of the Intercounty Baseball League final at Labatt Park. Some clutch hitting would help. “We needed to capitalize,” London manager Roop Chanderdat said after losing to the Toronto Maple Leafs 2-1 Sunday at Christie Pits to […]

PHOTOS: London Majors win Game One of IBL finals

The London Majors beat the Toronto Maple Leafs 12-2 at Labatt Park Tuesday night, grabbing a 1-0 lead in the best-of-seven Intercounty Baseball League championship final. The London-Toronto matchup is a repeat of last fall’s final, which the Majors won to claim their first league title since 1975. Tuesday night, London’s Owen Boon struck out […]

London Majors punch ticket to second straight league finals

It’s the Majors and Maple Leafs once again. London and Toronto will meet in the Intercounty Baseball League championship series after the Majors thumped Hamilton 10-4 Friday night at Bernie Arbour Stadium to take their best-of-five semifinal in four games. Toronto finished off the Welland Jackfish in four games Thursday. A year ago, the Majors […]

Kincardine Cubs Sr. AA take back-to-back provincial championships

Kincardine Cubs were in Vaughan, Ont. this weekend (Sept. 2 to Sept. 4) for the Sr. AA Ontario Baseball Association championships where they defended their title and are coming home back-to-back provincial champions.  The team had a 7-3 win over Vaughan, pitched by Nate Kramer, on Friday night.   Saturday morning saw Griffin Potter on […]

London Majors one win away from return to league finals

The London Majors are one win away from a second straight trip to the Intercounty Baseball League championship series. Owen Boon gave up just three hits over seven innings and infielder Taylor Wright knocked in four runs in an 8-2 Game 2 victory over Hamilton Tuesday night at Labatt Park. The defending champs now lead […]

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