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Artifact of The Day:

28 July 2021

Unable to afford the cost of new uniforms, the Smitty’s Cubs turned to an alternative way of creating uniforms. The Cubs would use flour sacks to create their uniforms. This jersey is one of our favourite artifacts here at the museum and was worn by George Smith.

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Inductee Spotlight: Blaine Fortin

20 July 2021

Inducted in 2020, Fortin has a very impressive resume in baseball. Fortin represented Team Manitoba in 1993 and 1994. He also would go on to play for Team Canada at the Worlds in 1994 which was held in Brandon, Manitoba. In 94, Fortin was awarded as the MBA youth player of the year and the […]

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Artifact of the Day:

14 July 2021

ARTIFACT OF THE DAY: In 1893, this baseball was used in an exhibition game between Morden and Winnipeg. It was known as the hospital game that took place at the laying of Cornerstone of the Freemason’s.

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Inductee Spotlight

14 July 2021

Russ Ford was a great right handed pitcher who had a 99-71 record with a 2.59 E.R.A. over seven major league seasons (he started 170 games and completed 126). Ford left Brandon at age of nine and played minor pro for several years starting in 1905 with the Atlanta Crackers. Ford discovered the emery pitch […]

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DONATIONS

12 July 2021

Donations can be made in support of the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame. Please consider supporting  this worthwhile organization. Tax receipts will be issued for your donation. Please retain your printed receipt for income tax purposes. Click Here To Donate ————————-

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2020 INDUCTEES

5 July 2021

In 2020 the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame inducted seven individuals, along with 4 team inductions. The museum also introducted the first ever Honourary life member. Honourary Life Member: Jack Callum. Individuals: Ron Arnst, Les Charles, Blaine Fortin, Andrew Halpenny, John Kroeker, Morris Mott, Kalam Paull. Teams: Cardale Bantams/Midgets, Carman Goldeyes Midget, Elmwood Giants Jrs, […]

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2021 Golf Tournament

30 June 2021

The Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame will be holding their 1st Annual Golf Tournament on August 27, 2021. This event is an opportunity for baseball fans and supporters to come together and have a fun event and raise money to support the operation of the Hall of Fame and museum. To assist in running a […]

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Honourary Life Member

30 June 2021

NEW: Honourary Life Member Jack Callum 1936 – 2021 In 2020 Jack Callum became the Manitoba Baseball Hall of Fame’s very first Honourary Life Member. For decades Callum served on the Hall of Fame’s board of directors and from 2003-2011 served as the museum’s chairman. Callum was also a major contributor in the expansion project […]