Baseball SA

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Baseball SA is the governing body of amateur baseball within South Australia, and headquarters of the South Australian Baseball League. Baseball SA is governed by the Australian Baseball Federation.

Clubs[edit]

Several clubs share their nicknames with American Professional Baseball clubs. The local clubs are not affiliated with their Major League Baseball counterparts but the names provide an instantly recognisable baseball link.

Division One Summer Clubs[edit]

Club Nickname Location Home Ground Website
Adelaide Baseball Club Angels Plympton, South Australia Weigall Oval Adelaide
East Torrens Baseball Club Redsox Payneham, South Australia Patterson Reserve East Torrens
Glenelg Baseball Club Tigers Glenelg, South Australia Anderson Reserve Glenelg
Golden Grove Central Districts Dodgers Surrey Downs, South Australia Illyarrie Reserve Golden Grove
Goodwood Baseball Club Indians Colonel Light Gardens, South Australia Mortlock Park Goodwood
Henley & Grange Baseball Club Rams West Lakes, South Australia West Lakes Sports and Social Club Henley & Grange
Kensington Baseball Club Cardinals Erindale, South Australia Newland Reserve Kensington
Northern Districts Baseball Club Reds Ingle Farm, South Australia Walkleys Park Northern Districts
Port Adelaide Magpies Magpies Port Adelaide, South Australia War Memorial Reserve Port Adelaide
Southern Districts Baseball Club Hawks Christie Downs, South Australia Peregrine Park Southern Districts
Sturt Baseball Club Saints Mitcham, South Australia Norman Reserve Sturt
West Torrens Baseball Club Eagles Lockleys, South Australia Lockleys Oval West Torrens
Woodville Baseball Club Senators Findon, South Australia Findon Oval Woodville

Other Summer Clubs[edit]

Club Nickname City Home Ground Website
Playford City Baseball Club Rebels Elizabeth, South Australia Broadmeadows Oval Playford City
Flinders University Flinders University Ground
Gawler Baseball Club Rangers Willaston, South Australia Elliot Goodger Reserve (Willaston Oval) Gawler Rangers Baseball Club

Winterball[edit]

Adelaide University Baseball Club ("Varsity") are the 2010 Winterball Division 1 premiers. It is their seventh straight premiership win. Varsity also won the Division 3 premiership.

South Australian Baseball League - Division 1 Premiers[edit]

Season Premiers
1889/90 Post & Telegraph
1890/91 Adelaide
1891/92 Adelaide
1892/1893 Adelaide
1893/94 South Adelaide
1894/95 Goodwood
1895/96 Goodwood
1896/97 South Adelaide
In the Beginning
1908 Goodwood
1909 North Adelaide
1910 North Adelaide
1911 Freemason Ramblers
1912 Norwood
1913 Freemason Ramblers
1914 Adelaide
1915 Millswood
1916-1918 The War Years
1919 Blue Sox
1920 West Torrens
1921 Sturt
1922 Freemason Ramblers
1923 Freemason Ramblers
1924 Goodwood
1925 East Torrens
1926 East Torrens
1927 Goodwood
1928 Goodwood
1929 Goodwood
1930 Kensington
District Baseball
1931 Goodwood
1932 Goodwood
1933 Goodwood
1934 University
1935 Goodwood
1936 Goodwood
1937 Goodwood
1938 Goodwood
1939 Kensington
1940 West Torrens
1941 Goodwood
1942-1945 The War Years
1946 West Torrens
1947 West Torrens
1948 West Torrens
1949 University
1950 West Torrens
1951 West Torrens
1952 West Torrens
1953 Prospect
1954 West Torrens
1955 Prospect
1956 Kensington
1957 Goodwood
1958 Port Adelaide
1959 Kensington
1960 Adelaide
1961 West Torrens
1962 Glenelg
1963 West Torrens
1964 University
1965 West Torrens
1966 Port Adelaide
1967 West Torrens
1968 Port Adelaide
1969 Port Adelaide
Summer Baseball
1968/69 Port Adelaide
1969/70 Port Adelaide
1970/71 Port Adelaide
1971/72 Port Adelaide
1972/73 Woodville
1973/74 East Torrens
1974/75 Woodville
1975/76 East Torrens
1976/77 Glenelg
1977/78 Sturt
1978/79 Glenelg
1979/80 Glenelg
1980/81 Woodville
1981/82 Port Adelaide
1982/83 Glenelg
1983/84 Kensington
1984/85 Kensington
1985/86 Kensington
1986/87 West Torrens
1987/88 West Torrens
1988/89 East Torrens
1989/90 West Torrens
1990/91 Sturt
1991/92 West Torrens
1992/93 West Torrens
1993/94 West Torrens
1994/95 West Torrens
1995/96 Henley & Grange
1996/97 Henley & Grange
1997/98 East Torrens
1998/99 East Torrens
1999/2000 Goodwood
2000/01 Glenelg
2001/02 Adelaide
2002/03 Goodwood
2003/04 Kensington
2004/05 Glenelg
2005/06 Goodwood
2006/07 West Torrens
2007/08 Port Adelaide
2008/09 Port Adelaide
2009/10 Kensington
2010/11 Kensington
2011/12 Kensington
2012/13 Goodwood
2013/14 Kensington
2014/15

*Premierships since 1908

  • West Torrens - 21
  • Goodwood - 18
  • Kensington - 12
  • Port Adelaide - 11
  • East Torrens - 8 (*inc. 1 as Norwood)
  • Glenelg - 7
  • Freemason Ramblers - 4
  • Adelaide - 3
  • Sturt - 3
  • University - 3
  • Woodville - 3
  • North Adelaide - 2
  • Henley & Grange - 2
  • Prospect - 2 (*Now Northern Districts following merger with Enfield baseball club in 1969)
  • Millswood - 1
  • Blue Sox - 1

Capps Medal[edit]

The Capps Medal is the most prestigious baseball award in South Australia and is presented to the best and fairest player in Division 1 for the SABL home and away season. The award is determined through umpires votes from each minor round game with the best player on the day receiving 3 votes, the second best 2 votes and the third best 1 vote.

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