Kitchener Panthers

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Kitchener Panthers
League Intercounty Baseball League (1919–present)
Location Kitchener, Ontario
Ballpark Jack Couch Baseball Park
Year founded 1919
League championships 10
Former name(s)
  • Kitchener Panthers (1960–present)
  • KW Dutchmen
  • Kitchener Legionnaires
  • Kitchener Panthers (1919–?)
Colors Blue, Yellow and Black
Manager Brian Bishop
General Manager Scott Ballantyne

The Kitchener Panthers are an independent, minor league baseball team of the semi-pro, Intercounty Baseball League based in Kitchener, Ontario. They play their home games at Jack Couch Baseball Park.


The Panthers were a founding member of the Intercounty Baseball League (along with Galt, Guelph and Stratford in 1919). The team changed names when the current league began play in 1957 as the Legionnaires and Dutchmen, but reverted to the current name in 1960.


Kitchener has won ten championships second most in the league, behind the Brantford Red Sox with eleven. The Panthers have won in:

  • 1957
  • 1967
  • 1968
  • 1971
  • 1973
  • 1990
  • 1996
  • 1998
  • 2000
  • 2001

Past Players[edit]


  • Intercounty Major Baseball League's 1998 Record Book by Editor Herb Morell and Dominico Promotions Inc.

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