South Australia (baseball team)

South Australia (previously known as the South Australian Bite) compete in the Claxton Shield Baseball Championship in Australia. They were one of the founding teams of the Claxton Shield in 1934 and competed until 1988 where the Claxtion Shield was thereafter awarded to the winner of the Australian Baseball League until 1999 when they were invited to join the International Baseball League of Australia which they competed in for 2 seasons(1999-00 and 2002), after this point the Claxton Shield reverted to a competition similar to 1988.

South Australia
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Information
LeagueIBLA (1999-00 & 2002),
Claxton Shield (1934–88, 2003–2010.
LocationSouth Australia
BallparkNorwood Oval
1961-1989
2010
Year founded1934
League championships15 (Claxton Shield)
Former name(s)South Australia Bite
20083–9 (3rd south)
ManagerMark Haylock
Uniforms
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Home

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Away

HistoryEdit

Season Finish
1999-00 5th
2002 4th
2003 5th
2004 3rd
2005 3rd
2006 6th
2007 3rd
2008 3rd Southern

2009 Claxton Shield squadEdit

South Australia's 19-man roster for the 2009 Claxton Shield, Announced by Baseball South Australia.[1]

2009 South Australia roster
Active roster Coaches
Pitchers
  • 24 Phil Brassington
  • 8 Adam Crabb
  • 9 Chris Doyle
  • 21 Lachlan Eldridge
  • 13 Micheal Ewart
  • 26 Darren Fidge
  • 18 Tom Fieburg
  • 27 Chris Lawson
  • 5 Nick Talbot
  • 19 Jay Ziersch
Catchers
  • 11 Brendan Pett

Infielders

  • 3 Josh Cakebread
  • 1 Jeremy Crasswell
  • 2 Jared Kempf
  • 12 Craig Watts
  • 22 Stefan Welch

Outfielders

  • 14 Angus Roeger
  • 10 Ben Wigmore
  • 20 Dan Wilson
Manager
  • 15 Ron Harvey

Coaches

  • 7 Brian Cakebread (Assistant Coach)
  • 28 Jeff Downs (Assistant Coach)
  • 25 David Hilterbrand (Exec Officer)
  • -- Dave Watkins (Physio)


Famous playersEdit

ReferencesEdit

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