2020/21 News Archive

Junior Award Night Postponed

Friday 23.04.2021

Unfortunately due to the implementation of the government enforced 3 day lockdown, the Victoria Park Belmont Baseball Club Junior Presentation evening has had to be postponed until further notice.

Our sincere apologies for any inconvenience experienced but unfortunately this is beyond the Club's control.

Thank you very much to all who have been involved with the planning and organisation up to this point. We look forward to an opportunity for us to reschedule.

VPBBC 2020 ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING

With Government Covid-19 restrictions being eased the Victoria Park Belmont Baseball Club Annual General Meeting will now be held on the Monday 15th of June 2020 at 7pm in the Forster Park Clubrooms (cnr Abernethy Road and Keane Street, Belmont).

All are welcome to attend and we encourage anyone interested in helping out and shaping the direction of the club in 2020/21 to please contact any of the current committee members (contact details are on the website) or forward your nomination for a position on either the executive or the general committee to the Secretary -vpbbc.secretary@outlook.com.

Nominations are now open and need to be submitted no later than 5pm June 5th.

Positions:

President

Senior Vice President

Junior Vice President

Treasurer

Secretary

Senior Registrar

Junior Registrar

General Committee

Garry Dixey

Secretary VPBBC

02.06.2020

2020/2021   REGISTRATIONS

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VPBBC & Carlisle Hotel Loyalty / VIP

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The Carlisle Hotel has come on board as one of our major sponsors. By clicking on the link below and filling in the form, you will be added to the Loyalty program. Every time you visit The Carlisle (Bar, Restaurant, or Drive Through) you will earn bonus points to receive discounts AND more importantly 10% will go back to the club. A great way to raise funds. Please jump on board. You will receive texts of all their events and current specials to take advantage of. All players, parents, family members, relatives, neighbours can sign up as long as they are 18+.

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2019/20 News Archive 

2019/20 Annual Presentation

Award Winners

State League 1

Andy Meloncelli Memorial Most Valuable Player Award

Bob Ossey Hitting Award

Henry Paulin Memorial Slugging Award

VPBBC RBI Award

Doug Corker Runs Scored Award

Eric Knight Memorial Coaches Award

Gavin Stupenski

Gavin Stupenski .386

Gavin Stupenski .634

Mitch Waterhouse 31

Gavin Stupenski 30

Joshua Cosgrove

State League 2

Most Valuable Player Award

Frank Smalpage Batting Award

Coaches Award

Corey Brown

Zak Meloncelli .341

Bradley Ross

State League 3

Most Valuable Player Award

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Ben Warrington

Brayden Crombie .320

Riley Marsh

A Grade

Most Valuable Player

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Matthew Reynolds

Matthew Reynolds .353

Chris Brophy

C Grade

Most Valuable Player

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Cameron Rivers

Nathan Dixey .566

Liam Sirr

E Grade

Most Valuable Player

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Jason Bulner & Darren Embrey

Darren Embrey .469

John Capenhurst

F Grade

Most Valuable Player

Hitting Award

Coaches Award

Wayne Turner

Wayne Turner .529

Melissa Fixter

Special Club Awards

Corker Family Best Club Team Award

Bob & Dave Payne Best Junior Playing Seniors Award

Bob Meloncelli Memorial Pitching Award

John Godfrey & Paul Craig Most Stolen Bases Award

The Jackson Family Best Club Person Award

C Grade

Josh Paull

Dylan Brammer

Nathan Dixey 20

Olivia Mayo

06/09/19

The Park Loses One The Greats

Victoria Park Belmont Baseball Club mourns the loss of Life Member and club stalwart Frank Smalpage

Pictured here with son Colin and grandson Jack, Frank would rarely miss a home game, supporting his family and his club. He will be sorely missed and the club sends deepest condolences to Colin, Jack and families.

Funeral Service

The funeral service will be held Tuesday September 10 at 12pm at Seasons Funerals Redcliffe Chapel - 401 Great Eastern Highway, Redcliffe

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01/09/19

New club coach

The Victoria Park Belmont Baseball Club is pleased to announce the appointment of the new club coach for the 2019/20 season

Welcome to 'The Park' DYLAN BRAMMER

Dylan comes to us boasting an impressive resumè, including 3 seasons in the South Australian State League where he owns a 1.6 ERA and a .341 BA as well as winning back to back Capps Medals - League MVP (the equivalent of the Neville Pratt Medal in WA).

There's not much Dylan can't do. Born and raised in Indiana, the 29 year old right hander dominates on the hill, hits with power, plays solid D up the middle and coaches with success.

Aside from three seasons with Baseball South Australia's Port Adelaide Magpies where he boasts the combined 1.6 ERA and .341 BA and consecutive Capps Medal wins, the right handed fireballer racked up some great stats in the Czech Republic, where Bram owns a 1.1 ERA with a     .368 BA and a league record 157 K's.

Seen here, tearing it up on the mound for the New Jersey Jackals, Dylan has been on fire in the Independent Leagues in the States and is very much looking forward to heading back Down Under to The Park and sharing his baseball knowledge with our young group of players.

For a more in depth read, check out this article: Dylan Brammer

Go REDS!

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Meet the new guy behind the dish - Gavin stupienski

REDS new catcher, Gavin Stupienski, originally from Princeton New Jersey is super excited be out here and form an integral part of the VPB Reds team. Currently playing for the Lake Erie Crushers in the Independent Frontier League, the left handed hitter has been racking up some pretty good numbers both behind the dish and at the plate since graduating from UNC Wilmington and being picked up as part of the Arizona Diamondbacks organisation.

The 25 year old can also play the corners and some outfield, but will feature as our wall behind the plate in the absence of college bound Josh Greenham. In his last 6 seasons playing college, minors and independent league baseball, Gavin has a healthy .986 Fld% and .310 BA.

Head down to 'The Park' to meet Dylan & Gavin

15/09/19

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Baseball WA have announced the Under 16 & Under 18 Heat Teams that will compete at the National Championships in Victoria in January 2020..

Victoria Park Belmont Baseball Club would like to congratulate those players selected, including our own Riley Marsh, Daniel Meloncelli and William Truscott in the Heat Under 16's team and Andrew Hurrelbrink and Taiyo Kurosawa in the Heat Under 18's team.

 

A great effort by all those players that tried for State teams and best of luck to VPBBC's 5 State representatives!

 

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2018/19 News Archive

2018/19 Award Winners

State League 1

Andy Meloncelli Memorial Most Valuable Player Award

Bob Ossey Hitting Award

Henry Paulin Memorial Slugging Award

VPBBC RBI Award

Doug Corker Runs Scored Award

Eric Knight Memorial Coaches Award

Harry Thomas III

Christopher 'Jar' Dawson .311

Joshua Greenham .514

Matthew Martin 24

Christopher 'Jar' Dawson 31

Joshua Cosgrove

State League 2

Frank Smalpage Most Valuable Player Award

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Corey Brown

Chris Hendrickson .350

Ben Warrington

State League 3

Most Valuable Player Award

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Austin Hagan & Kaiden Pisani

Austin Hagan

Joshua Hischar

B Grade

Most Valuable Player Award

Batting Award

MVP of Finals

Coaches Award

Toby Brokas

Toby Brokas

Kevin Grow

Christopher Brophy

C Grade

Most Valuable Player Award

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Nathan Dixey

Nathan Dixey

Kristopher Dunsire

E Grade

Most Valuable Player

Batting Award

Coaches Award

Jason Bulner

Justin Brown

Gino Coyle

Special Club Awards

Corker Family Best Club Team Award

Bob & Dave Payne Best Junior Playing Seniors Award

Bob Meloncelli Memorial Pitcher Award

John Godfrey & Paul Craig Most Stolen Bases Award

The Jackson Family Best Club Person Award

B Grade

Corey Brown

Robert Wells

Nathan Dixey

Robert Wells