Canada’s Greatest Baseball Star dies, home on a quiet Leslieville street

Guelph Maple Leafs, 1885
1886 Game of Baseball

Charles Maddock obituary, Toronto Star, April 27, 1927

Canada’s First Baseball Club, Toronto Star, October 10, 1903
Charles Maddock, Guelph Maple Leafs, World Champions, 1874
1890 at the plate
baseball 1897
Baseball, The Canadian Courier, May 15, 1909

Published by Leslieville Historical Society

Welcome to the Leslieville Historical Society's website. Please feel free to join us, to ask questions, to attend walking tours and other events, and to celebrate Leslieville's past while creating our future. Guy Anderson, President, Leslieville Historical Society and Joanne Doucette, local historian and webmaster.

2 thoughts on “Canada’s Greatest Baseball Star dies, home on a quiet Leslieville street

  1. Thanks Joanne,
    Do know of early photos of baseball being played on Hanlon’s Point or at the Maple Leaf Ball Stadium?
    Steve Russell

  2. Yes, the City of Toronto Archives has some as does the Toronto Public Library.

    Take care,

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