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|Waverley Wildcats Baseball Club|
|League||Baseball Victoria Summer League - Summer, Melbourne Winter Baseball League - Winter (Summer - Division 1 & 4, Winter - B and E grades)|
|Location||Glen Waverley, Victoria|
|Former name(s)||Glen Waverley RSL Youth Baseball Club|
|Colors||Red, Black and White|
The Waverley Wildcats Baseball Club is a Baseball Club based in the Melbourne suburb of Glen Waverley, The club was the original majority owners of the Waverley Reds professional Baseball team in the Australian Baseball League.
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The Club enters 5 Senior teams, 2 Women's teams and various junior teams in the Baseball Victoria Summer League. In Winter, the club enters 3 Senior teams and 4-5 Junior teams.
The Waverley Wildcats Baseball Club was formed 1959. The club was originally known as Glen Waverley RSL Youth Baseball Club and changed to its current name in the early 1960s.
Past winners of the Junior Club Champion include : Stewart McConnell, Adam Burton
Past winners of the Senior Club Champion include " Glenn Otter (2 time winner)
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