Club Records & Misc Facts

On this page are some interesting club records we have knowledge of.

 

There are plenty more and if you know of any we'd love to hear from you on cheltenhamrustlers@gmail.com

 

 

1000+ games

 

Peter Burdett

 

Colin Upfill

 

Laurie Hall

 

 

A Grade 1sts Strikeouts

 

1933  133Ks over 52 inns - Les Cheong (an amazing 2.5Ks per innings!)

 

1934  82Ks - Les Cheong

 

1934  129Ks over 154.2 inns - Jack Middleton

 

1948  109Ks Jimmy Scott

 

 

1sts Batting Average over .400

 

1935  .460  Gerry Harris

 

1939   .440 Gordon Tamblyn

 

1980  .456 Michael Trevorah

 

1980/81  .423 Kevin Williams

 

1982/83  .429 Kevin Williams

 

2013 (Winter) .500 Russell Ferguson 

 

2013-14 .405 Brett Curnow 

 

2014/2015 .400 Dylan Trevorah 

 

 

Shortest time for an A Grade game

 

1938  49 minutes Prahran v Elsternwick, 1-0 win, only 4 hits

 

 

Australian Test Cricketers who have played for the Club

 

- W. Carleek (Wicketkeeper 1912 tour of England)

 

- D.J. Blackie  (Bowler)

 

- Sam Loxton  (All rounder)

 

- Dav Whatmore  (Batsman)

 

- Julian Weiner  (Batsman)

 

- Brad Hodge  (Batsman)

 

- Ashton Agar (All rounder)

 

 

US International Players

 

1986/87   Brad Thomas & David Schaffrich

 

1987/88   Seamus Soltysik

 

1988/89   Greg Brown

 

1990/91   Tod Neuman

 

2001/02   Justin Leone

 

2011/12   Josh Rickards

 

2012/13   Robert Roth

 

2013/14   Ryan Bean  > click here to read an interview with Ryan

 

2014/15   Brian Kloppe

 

 

Australian Sports Medal for services to Baseball 2000  

 

- Graeme Ainscough

 

- Jack Wadsworth

 

- Alan Tanner

 

- John Ferguson

 

 

60 years service to baseball Recognition Award 2013

 

Graeme Ainscough 1953-2013

 

 

VBA Awards

 

1936  Jeff Phillips, Hartley Trophy Best Player Metropolitan Division

 

1948  Jimmy Scott, E.H. King Award for Best Player in Victoria

 

1976-77  John Ferguson  Div 1 Home Run Leader

 

1977-78  John Ferguson Div 1 Manager of the Year, Golden Glove Shortstop

 

1978/79  Paul Ferguson Div 1 Golden Glove Second Base

 

1981/82  Div 2 Pitching  Lawrie Hall

 

1990’s  Div 2 Pitching  Greg Brown

 

2012-13 Hayden Dingle Home Run King

 

 

State Scorers

 

1960-70’s Harry Fowler

 

1970-80’s  Liz  Landry

 

2000’s  Michael Gourlay, Robyn Hogben

 

 

State Umpires

 

- Dick Chapman

 

- Bob Jones

 

 

Night Baseball:

 

Six Team Series @ South Melbourne CG in the 1950s.

 

This was a very strong competition sponsored by local business and drawing  large crowds; 3000 some nights.

 

1957  Prahran players in the Heinz Hornets who made Allstar.

 

- Jack Ferguson (Manager)

 

- Bill Anderson (3B)

 

- Colin Wale (2B)

 

- Jack Wadsworth (Utility)