Our History

The South Perth Baseball Club was established in 1947 with Jim Dore as its first coach.

In 2017 we celebrated our 70th season of competitive baseball.

The motto since 2000 ... 'GO US!'

Club Awards & Success

South Perth has been recognised as 'Club of the Year' by Baseball WA a record 12 times in the 19 years of the award.

Our State League (formerly A grade) teams won Premierships in 1947, 1948, 1951, 1952, 1967, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2004, 2005, 2012 & 2013.

Our AAA/Reserves team were Premiers in 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2005 & 2010.

Our record makes South Perth one of the most successful baseball clubs in Western Australia.

1999-2000 BWA State League Premiers.

Player Achievements

Over the years the club has produced many outstanding players who have represented the State and Australia at both Junior and Senior levels, as well as played professional baseball around the world.

Mark Ettles, Peter Moylan and Warwick Saupold have all made it to 'The Show', with Saupold currently on the roster for the Detroit Tigers.

Our online honour boards below list all players and members who have achieved at State, National and International levels.

Warwick Saupold - pitcher for Detroit Tigers in MLB Season 2017.

Life Members

Please visit Our Life Members page.

HONOUR BOARDS

Played Major League Baseball

Mark ETTLES San Diego Padres
Peter MOYLAN Atlanta Braves
Los Angeles Dodgers
Warrick SAUPOLD Detroit Tigers

Represented Australia at an Olympic Games

Jason HEWITT 1996 Atlanta
Stuart HOWELL 1996 Atlanta
Mark ETTLES 2000 Sydney
Greg JELKS 2000 Sydney Coach
Rae COLEMAN 2000 Sydney Scorer


REPRESENTED AUSTRALIA IN SENIOR INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

Rod BYRNE
Alan CUNNINGHAM
Simon EISSENS
Mark ETTLES
Tony GOADBY
Stuart HARBEN
Jason HEWITT
Graham JARVIS
Greg JELKS
Mark KELLY
Don KYLE
John KYLE
Graeme MENNER (Snr)
Scott MITCHINSON
Michael OSBORN
Warwick SAUPOLD
Gary SCARTERFIELD
Craig THOMPSON
John HEARNE
Andrew KYLE


Represented Western Australia in Claxton Shield/ABL

Clayton BARNES
Clint BARNES
Lyall BARWICK
Geoff BENNETT
JOHN BENNETT
JAKE BOWEY
Rod BYRNE
George DICKINSON
Jim DORE
Simon EISSENS
Mark ETTLES
Ric GARNER
Chris GOADBY
Tony GOADBY
Mick GORDON
Kaye GREENHAM
Stuart HARBEN
Robert HARRIS
John HEARNE
Jason HEWITT
Ray HILL
Michael HODGE
Stuart HOWELL
Graham JARVIS
Russell JARVIS
Greg JELKS
Mark KELLY
Ryan KELLY
Andrew KYLE
Don KYLE
John KYLE
Graeme MENNER Snr
Scott METCALFE
Scott MITCHINSON
Peter MOYLAN
Michael OSBORN
Sam ROGALASKY
Warwick SAUPOLD
Gary SCARTERFIELD
Stuart SCOTT
Josh SILVI
Craig THOMPSON
Adrian VERSAICO
Brett WALTERS


OFFICIATED AT NATIONAL OR INTERNATIONAL SENIOR LEVEL

Maureen BRADLEY
Rae COLEMAN
Peg GAEBLER
Ryan HARDER
Nina MENNER
Dennis OSBORN


Club Coaches & Presidents

Many names below are from recollections - If you can add a name please let us know.

Season Club Coach Club President
1947 - 1948 Jim Dore Ray Gooch
1948 - 1949
1949 - 1950
1950s Jim Dore Rob Gordon
1960s Rod Byrne John Bennett
Ron Skeggs Bob O'Rourke
Les Delamotte
1970s Ray Cook Graham Menner
Graham Menner Les Murray
Les Murray Ralph White
Bob Harris
John Cole
1980s Gary Scarterfield Gary Scarterfield
Steve Olsen Ted Ettles
John Osborn Don Harben
Don Kyle Tom Moylan
John Zuidevelde
Chris Vinnicombe
1990s John Osborn Peter Dodd
Ken Walters
Kevin Driscoll
Brook Knight
2000s Lee Cahill (?) Larry Harder
Jason Hewitt Steve Colcliffe
Tony Saupold
Darryl Brissett
2010s Joe Evans Rod Drew
Andrew Kyle Julian Rawlinson
Greg Jelks
Lee Hogan
2016 - 2017 Rod Drew Michael Lange
2017 - 2018 Rod Drew Paul Wheeler
2018 - 2019 Brett Walters Stuart Scott