2023 Awards

Club Awards

Life Membership - Marc Heenan

Club Person (Dr A.P. Haydon Award) - Eamon Clancy

Club Coach Award - Nick Cooper

First Nine Awards

Batting: Jordan Hill .500

MVP: Matthew Burraston

Best Player: Jordan Hill

Second Nine Awards

Batting: Andy Herrera .538

MVP: Roberto Rodriguez

Best Player: Andy Herrera

Third Nine Awards

Batting: Eamon Clancy .595

MVP: Steve Hickling

Best Player: Chuck Ratnayake

Life Members & Past Players Day – August 5th

The move to our new home at Ganbu Djila Sports Park is complete and we are excited to invite you to the Life Members & Past Players day for 2023 on August 5th
This day will include:

  • Triple Header of games:
    • 3s @ 12:15pm
    • 2s @ 2:40pm
    • 1s @ 5:30pm.
  • A light afternoon tea around 4pm for Life Members and Past Players.
  • The canteen and bar will be open throughout the day, with Chicken Schnitzels available for dinner from 5pm onwards.

We look forward to seeing you there!

Opening Ganbu Djila Sports Park

Ganbu Djila Sports Park, the joint-use sports facility was officially opened at Charle La Trobe College. Thank you to all our members, past and present, who came out to show support.

Below are the words spoken on the day by our President – Marc Heenan:

I stand here today with immense excitement and pride to be part of this groundbreaking achievement for our club and the La Trobe community. After a challenging and yet determined journey, we have finally hit a home run.
New Beginnings:
This milestone represents the dawn of a fresh chapter in the history of our club. It is a testament to the unwavering dedication and perseverance of our members, committee, and supporters. As we take this leap forward , we do so with hearts filled with exhilaration to create a future where the La Trobe University Baseball Club soars to new heights.
Seizing Opportunities:
In this new era, we recognize the immense power of forging partnerships and collaborations. We are eager to work hand in hand with a diverse range of stakeholders, Charles La Trobe College and individuals who share our passion for sports, innovation, and community. Together, we will create a vibrant network that propels our community forward.
Boundless Potential:
The baseball field, multi-sport tablet or Ganbu Djila as we know it now isn’t merely a physical structure; it represents the connections we will build and the relationships we will foster. It’s a platform for us to come together, share experiences, and create lasting memories. Within these spaces, the possibilities are endless.
As we stand here today on the land of the Wurundjeri people, united by our passion for sports and driven by the vision of a brighter future Together, we will shape a future that transcends boundaries, nurtures talent, and uplift our community. Let us seize this moment with open arms and be ready to create a legacy that echoes through generations.
Thank you, and let the journey begin!

Season Opening Round 1

The 2023 season opening round is this Saturday April 22nd:

  • 1s & 2s @ Essendon
  • 3s @ Diamond Creek

Preseason Training

Due to further construction delays at our new home field, preseason training will be at Merri Park, Northcote. Details are:

Thanks to our friends at Northcote Baseball Club for their assistance.

2023 Training Staff

The committee is pleased to announce Club Coach for 2023 is Josh Loveridge. We have also appointed Luke Devlin to the role of Training Supervisor.

Josh and Luke’s key responsibilities include conducting club training, player development and leading a positive club culture.

O’Week Sports Fest

Interested in baseball at La Trobe University?

The 2023 winter season is soon approaching! We will be at the O’Week Sports Fest, come on down and meet some players and try out a bit of baseball. Everyone is welcome.


Wednesday February 22 11am – 2pm Agora (Bundoora Campus)

Presentation Night

Friday September 30th – 6:30pm at Terminus Hotel Fitzroy North (Clifton Hill).

All attendees must have ordered a ticket to attend. Ticket includes a meal. Drinks at bar prices.

Partners / Supporters / Life Members / Past Players are welcome to attend for $50.
Players who have paid full club fees may use coupon FEESPAID at checkout to redeem a free ticket.

Book your ticket here:


Farewell to the Baseball Field – July 23rd

Save the date – July 23rd will see our final function at the La Trobe Bundoora baseball field. The day will include:

  • Acknowledgement of Life Members and Past Players
  • Triple Header
    • 3s 12:00pm
    • 2s 2:15pm
    • 1s 4:30pm
  • Speeches and a farewell ceremony after the 1s game
  • Finger food provided from halfway through the 1s game with drinks at bar prices

Big Night Out

iPod Shuffle/Beer Pong Comp/Win Back Your Fees:
  • $20( Song + Food ) $10 extra song.
  • $5 Beer pong entry.
  • Pay your Club Fees by May 29th to go into the draw.
  • Fill out this form with your details for the iPod Shuffle.