The Fitzroy Baseball Club, known as the Fitzroy Lions, is a baseball club founded in 1889 to represent the inner Melbourne suburb of Fitzroy, Victoria. The club was a founding member of the Victorian Baseball League, Victoria's first organised baseball competition.
Fitzroy has won 16 Division 1 championships and currently has seven senior teams competing in the Baseball Victoria Summer League, as well as junior sides representing the club at every age level.
Several notable cricketers played for Fitzroy early in the club's history including cricketer Bill Ponsford who played for Fitzroy from 1913 to 1934 and the Harvey brothers (Neil, Merv, Mick, Ray, Harold and Brian) who played from the 1930s to the 1960s
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The Annual General Meeting of the Fitzroy Baseball Club, will be held at the Darebin RSL (Cnr St Georges Rd and Bell St Preston) at 7.30pm on Friday, 20th July 2018.
All committee positions are vacant, and you are encouraged to be actively involved in the club’s future development. Nomination forms will be available on the night or upon request……we need your support.
In the second in a series of interviews with Life Members and past greats of the club, Laurie Mazzocato speaks with Ian Brown a Past President, Secretary, Life Member of Fitzroy Baseball Club and member of the then VBA Council.
Read the story of his time at the club during the 1960’s through to the early 1980’s at the link below.
All interviews in the series so far can be found here.