Tag: Chatham Coloured All-Stars

All-Stars Put On A Show, OLG Donates $25,000

All-Stars Put On A Show, OLG Donates $25,000

CKSN Staff- September 26, 2022

Descendants of the Chatham Coloured All-Stars baseball team put on a show Saturday for family, friends, and fans at Fergie Jenkins Field in Chatham for ... Read More

MPP Percy Hatfield Urges Inclusion Of Chatham Coloured All-Stars in Hall of Fame

MPP Percy Hatfield Urges Inclusion Of Chatham Coloured All-Stars in Hall of Fame

CKSN Staff- March 22, 2022

Windsor-Tecumseh MPP Percy Hatfield spoke in provincial legislature Monday in favour of including the Chatham Coloured All-Stars into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame. "....it’s ... Read More

A Legacy of Impact, The Chatham Coloured All-Stars | Black History Month

A Legacy of Impact, The Chatham Coloured All-Stars | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 23, 2022

The Chatham Coloured All-Stars will stand in history as one of the most impactful and important teams in Canadian Baseball history. Members of the Ontario ... Read More

Flat Chase Was a Baseball Legend | Black History Month

Flat Chase Was a Baseball Legend | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 16, 2022

Born in Buxton, Ontario in 1910, Earl “Flat” Chase was one of the region’s top young baseball players in the first half of the 1900’s. ... Read More

Black Ice: Boomer Harding’s On-Ice Legacy | Black History Month

Black Ice: Boomer Harding’s On-Ice Legacy | Black History Month

CKSN Staff- February 15, 2022

Wilfred 'Boomer' Harding may be best known as a baseball legend with the Chatham Coloured All-Stars, but his hockey career is one for the ages ... Read More

#4 All-Stars Take Centre Stage – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

#4 All-Stars Take Centre Stage – CK’s Top 10 Sports Stories of 2021

CKSN Staff- December 29, 2021

The Chatham Coloured All-Stars have been a well known historic team for several years, but in 2021 the team became a hot topic again. First, ... Read More

“Field Of Honour” Game An Event That Won’t Soon Be Forgotten

“Field Of Honour” Game An Event That Won’t Soon Be Forgotten

CKSN Staff- October 3, 2021

Frankie Parker watches his hit - Photo by CKSN.ca The diamond at Fergie Jenkins Field was filled and surrounded by smiling faces Saturday who were ... Read More

Monument Unveiled For 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars

Monument Unveiled For 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars

CKSN Staff- October 3, 2021

Horace and Earl Chase Jr. unveil the new Chatham Coloured All-Stars monument - Photo by CKSN.ca The 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars will be permanently on ... Read More

Game Set To Honour Chatham Coloured All-Stars This Weekend

Game Set To Honour Chatham Coloured All-Stars This Weekend

CKSN Staff- September 26, 2021

Ancestors of the famed 1934 Chatham Coloured All-Stars baseball team will come together this weekend for the Field of Honour game continuing the push to ... Read More

Sixty Three Years Before The Chatham All-Stars, The Towns First All-Black Team Took The Field

Sixty Three Years Before The Chatham All-Stars, The Towns First All-Black Team Took The Field

CKSN Staff- August 1, 2021

By Ian Kennedy The Chatham Barrack Grounds were the site of early baseball History has a way of uncovering itself. If you walk into the ... Read More

Jack Calder Was A Man With A Story

Jack Calder Was A Man With A Story

CKSN Staff- June 10, 2021

Jack Calder Jack Calder was a man with a story. The former Chatham Daily News sports editor had many stories to tell, including his spectacular ... Read More

Chatham Colored All-Stars Belong In The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

Chatham Colored All-Stars Belong In The Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame

CKSN Staff- May 3, 2021

When you discuss influential baseball teams, who have left a lasting impact on sport, and society in Canada, there is no better example, and no ... 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

Chatham Coloured All-Stars Comic Book Launch Happening In Chatham

Chatham Coloured All-Stars Comic Book Launch Happening In Chatham

Ian Kennedy- April 15, 2019

A new comic book, featuring the Chatham Coloured All-Stars will be launched in Chatham on April 27, featuring artist Scott Chantler. The launch will be ... Read More