The fourth annual Canadian Baseball History Conference will be held the weekend of November 9th and 10th in London, Ontario, home of venerable Labatt Park. Join us for a day and a half of research presentations and discussion covering a wide range of topics relating to baseball’s historical development in Canada, and for a side trip to the newly expanded and renovated Museum facility at the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame in St. Marys.

The 15 presentations packed into the busy schedule cover a wide variety of topics, focusing on diverse aspects of baseball’s history in Canada. Highlights include:

  • A special 1-hour presentation on the playing and umpiring career of Bob Emslie
  • The Sleeman Collection at the University of Guelph
  • Harry Simmons and his influence on baseball in Canada
  • The ManDak League
  • Mary “Bonnie” Baker
  • The Boston Red Stockings’ tour of Canada
  • A history of the InterCounty Baseball League

For a detailed Conference schedule, including summaries of all 15 planned presentations.