2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships Vanguard coverage

Tina Comeau tcomeau@thevanguard.ca
Published on July 31, 2015

YARMOUTH – Yarmouth is hosting the 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships.

The tournament kicked off the evening of July 30 with opening ceremonies and continues to Monday, Aug. 3 with the title matches.

You can find links to our coverage here. Also follow us and our reporters on Twitter: @YarVanguardnews, @TinaComeaunews and @EricBourquenews.

• Aug. 3: Yarmouth Gateways win national 35+ baseball title: http://www.thevanguard.ca/Sports/2015-08-03/article-4234598/Yarmouth-Gateways-win-national-35%2B-baseball-title/1

• Aug. 3: Lakers lose to Scarborough in 43+ final in CNOBF championships in Yarmouth http://www.thevanguard.ca/Sports/2015-08-03/article-4234382/Lakers-lose-to-Scarborough-in-43%2B-final-in-CNOBF-championships-in-Yarmouth/1

• Aug. 2: 2 local teams vying for national titles at oldtimers championships in Yarmouth Monday: http://www.thevanguard.ca/Sports/Baseball/2015-08-02/article-4233931/2-local-teams-vying-for-national-titles-at-oldtimers-championships-in-Yarmouth-Monday/1

• July 28: Yarmouth to host 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships this week: http://www.thevanguard.ca/section/2015-07-28/article-4228175/Yarmouth-to-host-2015-Canadian-National-Oldtimers-Baseball-Federation-Championships-this-week/1

• July 30: Baseball teams from across Canada in Yarmouth for national oldtimers tournament http://www.thevanguard.ca/Sports/Baseball/2015-07-30/article-4231076/Baseball-teams-from-across-Canada-in-Yarmouth-for-national-oldtimers-tournament/1

• July 30: Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation championships kicked off in Yarmouth http://www.thevanguard.ca/Sports/Baseball/2015-07-30/article-4231410/Canadian-National-Oldtimers-Baseball-Federation-championships-kicked-off-in-Yarmouth/1

• From the January 2014 announcement: Play ball! Yarmouth to host 2015 Canadian Oldtimers Baseball Championship http://www.thevanguard.ca/Sports/Baseball/2014-01-15/article-3577608/Play-ball!-Yarmouth-to-host-2015-Canadian-Oldtimers-Baseball-Championship/1

 

 

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Published on 30 July 2015

The 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships kicked off with a 35+ game between the Yarmouth Coastal Financial Gateways and Tusket Carl’s Store. It was a 14-2 victory for the Gateways.

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Published on 30 July 2015

The 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships kicked off with a 35+ game between the Yarmouth Coastal Financial Gateways and Tusket Carl’s Store. It was a 14-2 victory for the Gateways.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

The 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships kicked off with a 35+ game between the Yarmouth Coastal Financial Gateways and Tusket Carl’s Store. It was a 14-2 victory for the Gateways.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

The 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships kicked off with a 35+ game between the Yarmouth Coastal Financial Gateways and Tusket Carl’s Store. It was a 14-2 victory for the Gateways.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

The 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federation Championships kicked off with a 35+ game between the Yarmouth Coastal Financial Gateways and Tusket Carl’s Store. It was a 14-2 victory for the Gateways.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth. Front row seats.

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July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth. Paul Gould, former federation president Phil Beaudoin and George Purdy each threw a ceremonial first pitch.

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<p>Catching the ceremonial pitches were Paul MacDonald, Jason Nelson and Bob Durkee. At 72-years-old, Durkee still plays the game and continues to hold a starting position with the Pleasant Valley Lakers.</p>

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Federation president Rich Knight presented longtime Yarmouth-area ballplayer George Purdy with a special CNOBF award introduced a year ago. Purdy was recognized for his involvement in the national tournament over the years.

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2015 national oldtimers

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July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.Members of the organizing committee.

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2015 national oldtimers

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July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.Fraser Mooney serving as MC.

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2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth. Young ball players also participated.

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2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

Photos by TINA COMEAU PHOTO

2015 national oldtimers

Published on 30 July 2015

July 30 opening ceremony of 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Federations championships in Yarmouth.

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Rick Allwright of YASTA and Darryl LeBlanc, chair of the event organizing committee.

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Paul MacDonald of the Yarmouth Red Knights, host committee chair Darryl LeBlanc, Paul Gould of the Pleasant Valley Lakers and Scott Surette of the Tusket Carl's Store team were on hand for the announcement that Yarmouth will host the 2015 Canadian National Oldtimers Baseball Championships. TINA COMEAU PHOTO

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