1989–90 Australian Baseball League season

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The inaugural Australian Baseball League championship was won by the Waverley Reds coached by Phil Dale who defeated cross-town rivals the Melbourne Monarchs 3-1 in the 4 game championship series.

All-Star game[edit]

Teams[edit]

Ladder[edit]

Team Played Wins Loss Win % GB Home
Waverley Reds 40 34 6 .850 17-2
Melbourne Monarchs 40 24 16 .600 10 13-8
Parramatta Patriots 40 22 18 .550 12 11-8
Perth Heat 42 23 19 .548 12 14-7
Adelaide Giants 38 19 19 .500 14 12-9
Gold Coast Clippers 37 16 21 .432 16.5 9-10
Brisbane Bandits 42 18 24 .429 17 11-10
Sydney Metros 39 3 36 .077 30.5 0-18

Source: [2]

Championship series[edit]

Final Series: Game 1: 1st Vs 2nd at Waverley Park[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Melbourne Monarchs  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 1  ?  ?
Waverley Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 3  ?  ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Monarchs: ?
Reds: ? [3]

Final Series: Game 2: 1st Vs 2nd at Waverley Park[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Melbourne Monarchs  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 4  ?  ?
Waverley Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 3  ?  ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Monarchs: ?
Reds: ? [4]

Final Series: Game 3: 1st Vs 2nd at Melbourne Ballpark[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Waverley Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 9  ?  ?
Melbourne Monarchs  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 3  ?  ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Reds: ?
Monarchs: ? [5]

Final Series: Game 4: 1st Vs 2nd at Melbourne Ballpark[edit]

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Waverley Reds  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 3  ?  ?
Melbourne Monarchs  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ?  ? 2  ?  ?
WP: ? (1-0)   LP: ? (0-1)   Sv: ?
Home runs:
Reds: ?
Monarchs: ? [6]

Awards[edit]

Award Person Team
Most Valuable Player Phil Dale Waverley Reds
Championship M.V.P. Matthew Sheldon-Collins Waverley Reds
Batting Champion David Clarkson Waverley Reds
Pitcher of the Year Phil Dale Waverley Reds
Rookie of the Year Jason Marks Parramatta Patriots
Manager of the Year Phil Dale Waverley Reds

Source: [7]

Top Stats[edit]

Source: [8]

All-Star Team[edit]

Position Name Team
Catcher David Clarkson Waverley Reds
1st Base Pete Beeler Waverley Reds
2nd Base David Buckthorpe Waverley Reds
3rd Base Jeff Kapila Parramatta Patriots
Short Stop Matthew Sheldon-Collins Waverley Reds
Out Field Ron Carothers Waverley Reds
Out Field Paul Coogan Brisbane Bandits
Out Field Jason Marks Parramatta Patriots
Designated Hitter Tony Adamson Perth Heat
Starting Pitcher Phil Dale Waverley Reds
Relief Pitcher Bob Nilsson Gold Coast Clippers
Manager Phil Dale Waverley Reds

Source: [9]