Category: Baseball

Baseball in Chatham-Kent

Fergie Jenkins Releases Statement On Racism

Fergie Jenkins Releases Statement On Racism

CKSN Staff- June 4, 2020

Chatham's Fergie Jenkins, a member of the Baseball Hall of Fame, and long time MLB superstar, has released a statement about the racism, and unrest ... Read More

Chatham Girls Softball Cancels 2020 Season

Chatham Girls Softball Cancels 2020 Season

CKSN Staff- May 29, 2020

The Chatham Golden Eagles, the Chatham Girls Minor Softball Association has cancelled their 2020 season. The organization posted the following statement on their social media ... Read More

Chatham Minor Baseball Cancels 2020 Season

Chatham Minor Baseball Cancels 2020 Season

CKSN Staff- May 29, 2020

In a letter posted on their organization website and sent out to members, Chatham Minor Baseball association has cancelled their season. Read part of the ... Read More

Maple City Slo Pitch League Cancels 2020 Season Due To COVID-19

Maple City Slo Pitch League Cancels 2020 Season Due To COVID-19

CKSN Submissions- May 28, 2020

The Maple City Slo Pitch League released the following statement, officially cancelling their 2020 season. "After carefully consideration The Maple City Slo Pitch League has ... Read More

On The Line… With Brady Hogg

On The Line… With Brady Hogg

CKSN Staff- May 5, 2020

While we can’t meet face to face, we’ve started a podcast called “On The Line.” Each week we’ll call a local athlete, coach, or member ... Read More

“Probably Not This Summer” Colby Says Of Youth Sports, “Hopeful” For Hockey This Winter

“Probably Not This Summer” Colby Says Of Youth Sports, “Hopeful” For Hockey This Winter

CKSN Staff- May 4, 2020

Soccer and other summer sports unlikely to start - Photo by Sophie Marvell/ CKSN.caWhile some restrictions are set to be lifted across Canada and Ontario ... Read More

Baseball Ontario Extends Suspension Of All Activities Until At Least June

Baseball Ontario Extends Suspension Of All Activities Until At Least June

CKSN Staff- April 25, 2020

Baseball won't be starting any time soon in Chatham-Kent. Baseball organizations run in several of Chatham-Kent's communities including Chatham, Wallaceburg, Blenheim, Tilbury, Charing Cross, Merlin, ... Read More

Hogg Receives Lambton College Excellence Award

Hogg Receives Lambton College Excellence Award

CKSN Staff- April 19, 2020

Thamesville's Brady Hogg was awarded a Lambton College Alumni Association Excellence Award, and was also named Lambton's men's baseball Hitter of the Year. "Brady’s bat ... Read More

Balkwill Signs With Lake Erie Crushers Of The Frontier League

Balkwill Signs With Lake Erie Crushers Of The Frontier League

CKSN Staff- March 24, 2020

Larry Balkwill at the plate with the Windy City Thunderbolts - Photo by the WC ThunderboltsChatham's Larry Balkwill will be suiting up for a new ... Read More

Chatham Man Watches His Trip To Florida For Spring Training And An NBA Game Vanish

Chatham Man Watches His Trip To Florida For Spring Training And An NBA Game Vanish

CKSN Staff- March 13, 2020

Kevin Kinch (right) with Toronto Blue Jays player Bo Bichette - Contributed PhotoWith the cancellation of nearly every professional sporting event across the globe, tickets, ... Read More

Marion Watson – In A League Of Her Own As Chatham’s First Women’s Professional Baseball Player

Marion Watson – In A League Of Her Own As Chatham’s First Women’s Professional Baseball Player

CKSN Staff- March 8, 2020

All most people locally know of the All-American Girls Professional Baseball League is that is was featured in the 1992 movie, A League Of Their ... Read More

Chatham Colour All-Stars Celebration At Sons of Kent This Weekend

Chatham Colour All-Stars Celebration At Sons of Kent This Weekend

Ian Kennedy- October 23, 2019

On October 23, 1934, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars became the first all Black baseball team to win the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship. On Saturday, ... Read More

Chatham Coloured All-Stars 85th Anniversary Celebration Coming To Sons of Kent

Chatham Coloured All-Stars 85th Anniversary Celebration Coming To Sons of Kent

CKSN Staff- October 8, 2019

On October 23, 1934, the Chatham Coloured All-Stars became the first all Black baseball team to win the Ontario Baseball Amateur Association championship. On Saturday, ... Read More

Sons of Kent Releasing Fergie Jenkins Beer For Charity

Sons of Kent Releasing Fergie Jenkins Beer For Charity

CKSN Submissions- September 13, 2019

Sons of Kent is releasing a new limited edition beer, featuring one of Chatham's most famous athletes, Fergie Jenkins, with proceeds going to Chatham's Children's ... Read More