Prems Baseball is the most competitive senior grade played within the Auckland Baseball Association league. Games are played on a full size diamond – with 90’ base-paths and a 60’6" pitching distance.
The Bayside Wolves have been highly successful over the past years, winning the Baseball NZ Mens Nationals title 3 years in a row, and the ABA regular season multiple years.
Many of our players have played internationally in the US, Canada, Europe & Australia. The team includes players representing Auckland's flagship ABL team the Auckland Tuatara.
Season Details: Registrations are open, Pre-Season training was scuppered by COVID lockdowns, however Season Training is expected to kick off in early October, with games starting in late October. ABA league breaks for Christmas resuming in mid January. The season ends in late March or early April, with the Baseball New Zealand National Championship tournament generally in March.
Age: Players must be over the age of 16 (born before 1 Sept 2006)
What you need: All players are supplied with a Bayside Wolves jersey for games, which must be returned at the end of the season. If you would like to order a jersey with your name and number printed on it, they can be ordered here for $75, and are yours to keep.
Players will need to provide the following equipment - see the guys at The Fieldhouse or The Dugout.
Cap - these can be purchased from our Tuck Shop or request here.
Pants – white baseball pants
Belt - Navy or Black
Glove – players will need their own baseball glove, at this age group many players will want a glove that reflects their preferred playing position, such as a smaller infielders glove, larger outfielders glove, first baseman's mitt or catcher's glove.
Shoes – Baseball cleats. Note: some fields do not allow metal cleats. It is your responsibility to ensure the appropriate footware at all games.
Male players require a box / athletic protector - Auckland and New Zealand baseball rules require every male player to wear a box / athletic support.
Optional – Many players like to have their own bats, helmets or catchers gear. However the club also supplies sufficient gear for play.
All other gear & equipment is provided by the club, including bats, batting helmets, catchers gear, balls etc.
Training: Training is twice weekly for 90 minutes - Tuesday & Fridays (subject to change).
Games: Home games are played on Davies (#1) Diamond at Crossfield Reserve, Glendowie. Games are typically held on Sunday afternoons at 12pm.
Away games will be played during the season at other clubs from Hamilton to Orewa. A schedule will be available closer to the season start date.
Cost: $450 for the season including your Training Shirt ($425 Early bird discount). Fees cover equipment, field maintenance, ABA & BNZ Affiliation fees.
COACH: John Lee
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Reserves Baseball is a competitive senior grade played within the Auckland Baseball Association league. Games are played on a full size diamond – with 90’ base-paths and a 60’6" pitching distance.
What you need: See above
Cost: $350 for the season including your Training Shirt ($325 Early bird discount). Fees cover equipment, field maintenance, ABA & BNZ Affiliation fees.
COACH: John Lee / TBA
NOTE: If playing 2 grades fees equal the amount of the higher grade plus $100 (to a maximum of $550 per player). If player 3 grades, fee equal the amount of the higher grade plus $150 (to a maximum of $600 per player).
CONTACT BAYSIDE WESTHAVEN BASEBALL CLUB
Email: firstname.lastname@example.orgOur fields: 83 Crossfield Road, Glendowie, Auckland 1071Phone: 0210382417
Postal Address: PO Box 25364 St. Heliers Auckland 1071
Volunteers - We are looking for Tuck Shop volunteers to assist during home games. Please contact Leigh if you can help. Come to the Committee Meeting or email us!