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1980 Western Australian Claxton Shield Series baseball team


A colour photograph of the 1980 Western Australian baseball team who competed in the Australian Baseball Championship Claxton Shield Series in Sydney, New South Wales. On the back of the photo is a hand-written inscription naming the team, the competition, and where and when it was held, as well as the name of the person who owned the photograph.

Historical information

The 1980 Claxton Shield was the 41st annual Claxton Shield, an Australian baseball tournament; it was held in Sydney, New South Wales at Oriole Park, Auburn. The championship was won by South Australia.

In the photograph the following people are identified:
Back row: Kaye Greenham (A/Coach), Graham Ward, Jim Strickland, Mick Gordon, Murray Westphal, Steve Oxbrow, Rod Byrne (Coach).
Centre row: Robin Nussey (Manager), Don Fiscus, John Kyle, Gary Scarterfield, Ray Michell, Peter Sands.
Front row: Dean Mitchell, John Crosswell, Tony Goadby, Kerry Wither, Don Kyle, Doug Mateljan.
Brad Byrne (Bat Boy)



Registration number
Item type
25 cm
Height or length
20 cm
Inscriptions and markings

WA Claxton Shield team
Sydney 1980
Property of Kaye Greenham

Contextual Information

This photograph was donated by Kaye Greenham, a member of the 1980 Western Australian team.

Western Australian State Baseball Team
Australian Baseball Championships
Claxton Shield 1980
Sydney, New South Wales
Oriole Park, Auburn, New South Wales
Western Australian State Baseball Uniform
Baseball WA

Baseball WA

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1980 Western Australian Claxton Shield Series baseball team
1980 Western Australian Claxton Shield Series baseball team