Heathmont Baseball Club

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Heathmont Baseball Club
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League Melbourne Winter Baseball League (A grade, C Grade)
Location Heathmont, Victoria
Ballpark Heathmont Reserve
Year founded 1969
Colors Black and Grey
Uniforms
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Current

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Former

The Heathmont Baseball Club, known as the Penguins, is a baseball Club based in the outer Melbourne Suburb of Heathmont. The club was formed in 1969 and has competed in the Melbourne Winter Baseball League and Ringwood District Baseball League since.

Current Atlanta Braves pitcher Peter Moylan played for Heathmont before his Major League Baseball debut.[1]

History[edit]

The Heathmont Baseball Club was formed in 1969, Since that time the club has played at Heathmont Reserve in Heathmont, Victoria. The club has won A grade premierships in 1980,[2] 1992, 1993, 2012 and 2013. The club has won B grade premierships in 1969 and 1991. Predominately a competing winter baseball club with 6 senior teams from A grade to E grade and junior teams catering for players from 9 years old to 17 years old, Heathmont Baseball Club also competes during the summer months with Masters (over 38) and junior baseball teams, including tee-ball programs. Many Australian and International representative players have played for Heathmont since the club was formed. [3] [4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Australian pitcher plucked from obscurity to fire for the Braves. The Age, Rod Curtis, 13 April 2006
  2. ^ That's the first 600 for Heathmont baseball stalwart. Maroondah Leader Newspapers, Staff Writers, 28 May 2012
  3. ^ http://www.heathmontbaseball.com.au
  4. ^ Heathmont crowned baseball kings. Maroondah Leader Newspapers, Stephen George, 17 September 2012

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