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Essendon Baseball Club

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Location  Strathmore, Victoria
Colors  Red & Black
Ballpark  Boeing Reserve
Year founded  1893
Founded  1893
Color  Red & Black
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League  Baseball Victoria Summer League - Summer, Melbourne Winter Baseball League - Winter (Summer - Division 1 & 4, Winter - B grade)

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The Essendon Bombers Baseball Club is a Baseball Club based in the Melbourne suburb of Strathmore, The club formed in 1893, however a team under the Essendon name was formed with the formation of the Victorian Baseball League, it is one of the oldest continuously running Baseball Clubs in Australia.

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The Club enters 5 Senior teams, 1 Women's teams and 7 junior teams in the Baseball Victoria Summer League, in 2012 the club entered its first team into the Melbourne Winter Baseball League the team played in the B grade section.

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History

The Essendon Baseball Club was formed 1893, after a meeting at the Essendon Cricket, Bowls and Tennis Club on 24 April. For the clubs entire history it has started in the highest division every year of its existence.

In 1947 Essendon and Collingwood Baseball Clubs played a series of exhibition matches in Benalla over the weekend of 20-21 September in conjunction with Benalla's Youth Week for National Fitness.

The Essendon was the last Baseball Club to play Baseball Victorian Football League curtain raiser games, by 1948 the trend had moved towards reserve Football to be played before all VFL matches, The Essendon Football Club had been trying to get exclusive use of the ground with an attempt in 1935 to have School Boy Football played before their games.

References

Essendon Baseball Club Wikipedia


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