John Sullivan has been one of the strongest influences on the growth and development of sports in the community of Chatham Head. He began his involvement 45 years ago as a coach in the minor baseball program.  He has coached at every level up to Intermediate with the Chatham Head Tigers.  He has served as…

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The 1982 Miramichi Fireballs were the most powerful ladies softball team ever assembled on the Miramichi. During the seventies, ladies fast pitch softball took root and grew in the Miramichi River’s small communities. In 1981, a senior ladies team was assembled to compete for the Softball New Brunswick Senior “A” Ladies Fast Pitch Championship. Thus,…

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Tom Lanteigne, who passed in 2004, will be inducted posthumously, for his excellence as an infielder in softball. Tom, a stalwart of Loggieville softball from 1962 to 1973, was affectionately known as “Mr. Short Stop”. Over the course of his career with the Loggieville Cubs, Tom played 532 games, with a batting average of .309.…

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Tim McCarthy is widely known as an energetic and skilled organizer for the Nelson Softball Association in Nelson-Miramichi, of the City of Miramichi, N.B. Tim has been involved since the 1960s as a coach, manager, tournament organizer, fundraiser, and executive. He has been instrumental in bringing five national championship tournaments to the Miramichi area, in…

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AN ENERGETIC “JACK OF ALL TRADES” WITH THE NELSON SOFTBALL ASSOCIATION (1970s-2000s).  A MEMBER OF THE N.B. SOFTBALL HALL OF FAME (2008).

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Peter Manderson has been called the “King of the Mound” in the New Brunswick Softball world of the 1960s. He was the recognized team leader as the Loggieville Bisons won the Maritime Intermediate Senior A title in 1964, the Maritime Senior B title in 1965, and the Maritime Senior A title in 1966. From 1961…

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Junior MacDonald is one of the Miramichi’s outstanding all-round athletes. He was a key contributor to the success of Loggieville softball teams during a 19-year career as a pitcher and a catcher from the mid 1950s to the mid 1970s. Junior also excelled in baseball and hockey, not to mention his outstanding contribution as a…

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