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15 September 2011
Senior Presentation Night
Senior Presentation Night is on Friday 23 September 2011, 7:30pm at the clubrooms. $30 a ticket or only $5 a ticket if your subs have been paid in full (which they should have!).
Please let Sally Cox know numbers ASAP to finalise catering - 0408 572 490.
For full details click here.

Finals - Week 2
Both the A2s and A4s have finished the season - losing their Preliminary Finals to Dandenong 5-4 and Berwick 13-8. Congratulations to Daryl & Sean and their teams on successful seasons - just missing on making the Grand Finals. Let's go one better next year!
See - Match Reports

5 September 2011
Finals - Week 1
The A1s have bowed out of the finals race going down to Berwick on the weekend. The A2s had a thrilling 1 run win over Berwick, while the A4s get to re-set and try again after getting a touch-up from Dandenong. See - Match Reports

A2 v Dandenong - Preliminary Final - Sunday 11 Sept - 11am at Dingley
A4 v Berwick - Preliminary Final - Sunday 11 Sept - 11am at Dingley

Both games are at Dingley at the same time - so get along and support the teams - they would love to see you there!

Good luck to both teams.

29 August 2011
Finals
Finals action begins this weekend for 3 of our 4 senior teams. Get along to support the teams as the fight it out for premiership glory.

A1 v Berwick - Saturday 3 Sept - 2:15pm at Berwick
A2 v Berwick - Saturday 3 Sept - 2pm at Frankston
A4 v Dandenong - Sunday 4 Sept - 11am at Dandenong

Good luck to all teams.

8 August 2011
Farewell - Family Fun Day
On Sunday 28 August we will be holding a Farewell - Family Fun Day. Commencing at 11.30am the day will include activities for children, a luncheon and the opportunity for past and present members to reminisce over the good times had at 'The Patch'. Cost is $35 per head (children under 16 - free) which will include lunch, beer, wine & sof drink between 1-2.20pm ... along with the chance to win $1000 in a draw to take place at 2.30pm. Call Sally Cox to book a ticket on 0408 572 490.

5 August 2011
DBA Junior Finals
This years DBA junior preliminary finals will be hosted by the Tomatoes at our Robinsons Rd ground on Saturday 27 August 2011. We will require all hands on deck for this morning to help prepare Under 12, 14 & 16 diamonds, help in the canteen and just general being there to lend a hand. Please let Sally Cox know if you are available ... as many hands make light work on the day!

4 August 2011
Tomato Classic
The annual Tomato Classic Golf Day will be held on Friday 19 August at St. Andrews Beach. Limited numbers, so grab a partner and sign up - registration sheet on the notice board at The Patch. Cost - $65 required up front, which includes bus to and from St. Andrews Beach, golf cart, 18 holes of golf and lunch. Always a great day.

19 July 2011
Back to the Future/Tomatopaloosa - 'Sold Out'
Well people's, it's official ... the Tomatopaloosa has SOLD OUT! That's right, no tickets left. So to those fortunate to have a ticket, make sure you bring it on the night (no ticket, no entry). The night starts at 7pm, complimentary beverage before 8pm and music starts at 8pm. Don't forget to dress in your favourite 'era' and there will be activities throughout! Looking forward to a cracker night! For full details click here.

We'd also like to thank our sponsor for the evening 'King Production Services' for supplying the lighting. Great deals on P.A. hire & lighting. Phone Pat 0407306401 or 97894434.

Under 16 DBA Rep
Congratulations to Tom Snowden on his selection to the DBA Under 16 team playing in the Winter Championships in Mildura ... good luck Tom!

14 June 2011
Cold Rock Ice Creamery
The Tomatoes are please to welcome Cold Rock Ice Creamery as a sponsor of the club. Cold Rock let you pick your favourite combination and create it right in front of you. This provides you with over 3,000 different flavour combinations to choose from ... other ice cream just got boring! Please support our sponsors - as they support us!


Shop 13, Bayside Enterainment Precinct, Wells Street, Frankston - 9781 3171

6 June 2011
Tomato Senior DBA Reps
Congratulations to Russell Anderton, Neil Barfuss, Will Keys, Nick Veal, Mark Jones (Assistant Coach), Noel Winther (Team Manager) & Michele Winther (Scorer) on their selection to the DBA senior team playing in the Winter Championships over the Queen's Birthday weekend in Geelong. Good luck to all.

1 June 2011
DBA Under 16 Tryouts
DBA Under 16 tryouts are on 12 & 19 June at the Cheltenham Baseball Club, 10am. Coach is Dave Stenhouse. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. This years tournament will be held at Mildura on 16 & 17 July 2011.

30 May 2011
DBA Under 12 Tryouts
DBA Under 12 tryouts are on Monday 13 & Sunday 19 June at the Dandenong Baseball Club, 1-3pm. Coach is Rob Hogan. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. This years tournament will be held at Carrum Downs 16 & 17 July 2011.

17 May 2011
Trivia Night
Tomatoes Trivia Night - Saturday 28 May 2011 at the Club, 7:30pm kick-off with first question at 8:00pm. $10 per person - 8 per table, see noticeboard in the clubrooms to sign up.

12 May 2011
Back to the Future/Tomatopaloosa
The Tomatoes are leaving their home at the end of the year. After being here for 65 years and having heaps of bands play, we thought what better way to say goodbye to the old 'Patch' than to have a 'Back to the Future/Tomatopaloosa' gig and invite all of the bands who have played there in the past - Saturday 30th July 2011. This is going to be a big night with limited tickets available - so get it marked on the calendar now - tell your friends and any ex-players that you can. For full details click here.

DBA Senior Tryouts
DBA Senior tryouts are on the 22 & 29 May and 5 June at the Berwick Baseball Club, 10:00am. Coach is Brendan Robinson . Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. This years tournament will be held at Geelong 11-13 June 2011.

DBA Under 18 Tryouts
DBA Under 18 tryouts are on the 29 May and 5 June at the Dandenong Baseball Club, 9:30am. Coach is Brett Barnett. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. This years tournament will be held at Geelong 2 & 3 July 2011.

DBA Under 14 Tryouts
DBA Under 14 tryouts are on the 15 & 22 May at the Dingley Baseball Club, 9:00-11:30am. Coach is Barry Fisher. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. This years tournament will be held at Ballarat 2 & 3 July 2011.

29 April 2011
Juniors Start
Our Under 14 & 16 teams start this weekend (30 April). The Under 14s play away against Cheltenham Blue and the Under 16s kick off the season at home against Cheltenham White. Good luck to both teams for this weekend and the season - have some fun out there!

20 April 2011
George Dicker Cup
A mixed bag of results for the opening round of the 2011 season. The A1 & A3 teams had good wins against Dandenong. The A2 & A4 teams going down to the Angels. Congratulations to the A1s on retaining the George Dicker Cup for another year. Big thanks to the Angels for staging all four games and turning on the ... weather, food & refreshments!



A1 Team with the the George Dicker Cup.


11 April 2011
Training
Senior Training will continue on Thursday's, 5.30pm at the Club (Samual Sherlock) from 14 April onwards.

16 March 2011
AGM
Our Annual General Meeting is on Thursday 24 March 2011, 8pm at the Clubrooms. Please take the time to attend as we have a lot to discuss for season 2011 ... and for our move to Robinsons Road in 2012. If you are unable to make it but have an item for discussion please contact Sally Cox.
This year is going to be big as we farewell Samuel Sherlock Reserve - The Patch!

March 2011 Update
DBA Season 2011 start date has been set for 16 April. Time to dust off the boots.

Head Coach for the 2011 season - we would like to congratulate Mark Jones taking on the top job for the third year running, best of luck for the season Mark.

Senior Training will be held at Robinsons Road on the following dates:
Thursday 24 March at 5:30pm
Saturday 26 March at 10:30am
Saturday 2 April at 10:30am

Junior Training is being held at Robinsons Road at 10am every Saturday morning until further notice.


16 February 2011
2011 - Junior Training/Registration Day
A junior training/registration day will be held on Saturday 5 March 2011. Details here.


12 October 2010
RIP - Brent Hura
It is with great sadness that the Club informs members of the sudden passing of Brent Hura (aged 46). Brent was a long time member of the club starting in the juniors, a talented player who won multiple MVPs, recipient of the Best Clubman award, coached junior teams, and served on the committee for many years. A great clubman and dear friend - we will all miss that welcoming smile. Our most sincere condolences go to Deb, Mac, Callum, Tess and the extended Hura family.

A funeral mass will be held for Brent at St John's, 20 Coral St, Frankston East on Thursday 14 October 2010, 12.30pm.

6 September 2010
September Update
The A3 team is playing in the Grand Final this coming Sunday 12 September against Cheltenham at Bonbeach 10am first pitch. Get on down and support the team as they chase premiership glory.

Senior Presentation Night is on Saturday 18th September, 7pm at the Clubrooms, $20 per head for a sit down meal. It's essential that you confirm your attendance - see Sally Cox to book your ticket or call her on 0408 572 490.

16 August July 2010
Tomato Classic
A great day was had by all, in perfect conditions at the Rosebud Country Club. Congrats to the 2010 winners JohnH and RobF. Commiserations to the winners of the 'naga' - who will remain nameless. Thanks to Sally, Tim, Dirty, Matty and Rod for organising the golf and bbq.


Rob & John with the spoils of victory.


Our 'naga' winners.


$1000 Draw
$1000 draw and end of the home & away season party is on Saturday 21 August. All welcome, see Tim Hanson for your ticket in the draw.

2 August 2010
Tomatoes are Good Sports
The Club was this week recognised through the Good Sports Program - receiving a Level 3 Accreditation. Read all about it here.

22 July 2010
Junior Presentation
Junior Presentation Nightis on Friday 20th August, 6.30pm at the Clubrooms. BBQ dinner provided. Awards start at 7pm. Full details here.

Also ...

Junior club uniforms need to be returned on the last game of the season (31st July). All juniors should bring a change of clothes on the day.

13 July 2010
Tomato Classic
The annual Tomato Classic Golf Day will be held on Friday 13 Augustat the Devil Bend Golf Club. $40 per person (golf & bbq lunch). Grab a partner and sign up on the entry form in the Clubrooms.

7 July 2010
Mystery Night
On Saturday 10 Julythe Club is holding a Mystery Night - 7pm at the Clubrooms. Live band & jukebox. Players, family & friends all welcome.

2 July 2010
DBA Under 12 Reps
Congratulations to Emma Tkalcevic and Ben Clarke on their selection in the DBA Under 12 representative team. Emma & Ben are off to Bendigo on the 17-18 July to compete in the Under 12 Winter Championships - good luck.

23 June 2010
Junior Clinic & Scorers Clinic
A junior training clinicand scorers clinic (for interested parents) will be held on Friday 9 July, 4:00pm at the Club. Details here.

21 June 2010
DBA Seniors
Congratulations to Chris Anderton, Mark Anderton, Neil Barfuss, Mark Jones, Noel Winther (EO) & Michele Winther (Scorer) on their selection to the DBA Senior representative team. The DBA team recently played in the Winter Championships in Mildura, bringing home the Division 2 title - well done to all.

10 June 2010
DBA Under 18 Rep
Congratulations to Nick Veale on his selection in the DBA Under 18 representative team. Nick is off to Wangaratta on the 3-4 July to compete in the Under 18 Winter Championships - good luck.

19 May 2010
Trivia Night
Tomatoes Trivia Night - Saturday 5th June at the clubrooms from 7.30pm - first question at 8pm.
BYO Nibbles - $10pp - book your table now!
See the noticeboard in the clubrooms - maximum 8 per table.

13 May 2010
DBA Under 12, 16 & 18 Tryouts
DBA Under 12 tryouts are on 13, 20, 27 June at the Berwick Baseball Club, 3pm-5pm. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. This years tournament will be held at Bendigo 17/18 July 2010.

DBA Under 16 tryouts are on 20 & 27 May at the Cheltenham Baseball Club, 4:30pm-5:30pm. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. To be eligible players must be under 16 at 31 December 2010. This years tournament will be held at Geelong 19/20 June 2010.

DBA Under 18 tryouts are on 30 May and 6 June at the Berwick Baseball Club, 9:00am-11:30am. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. To be eligible players must be under 18 at 31 December 2010. This years tournament will be held at Wangaratta 3/4 July 2010.

10 May 2010
Junior Umpiring Roster
The junior umpiring roster can be found here.
If you can't make it on your rostered day - it is your responsibility to swap with someone else.

6 May 2010
DBA Under 14 Tryouts
DBA Under 14 tryouts are on 9 May 2010 at the Dandenong Baseball Club, Clow St, Dandenong from 9.00am - 11.00am. Please attend in baseball uniform and take the appropriate gear. Tryouts will continue as advised. To be eligible players must be under 14 at 31 December 2010. This years tournament will be held at Ballarat 29/30 May 2010.

22 April 2010
Juniors
Our Under 12, 14 & 16 teams start competition this week - 24 April 2010.
Under 12s play Boneo at Boneo.
Under 14s play Moorabbin at home.
Under 16s play Mornington at Mornington.

The full junior fixture can be at Game Schedule

Please note: All our junior games for 2010 will again be played at our Robinsons Rd grounds - Melway 103 B11.

13 April 2010
Update
Training Last senior training before the start of the season this Thursday 15 April from 6pm onwards. Please get on down to the Club this Thursday (even just to say hello), so we can finalise team numbers, or contact the secretary (Sally Cox) by email: fbc.secretary@optusnet.com.au or phone: 0408 572 490.

Season start date is the 17th April. All teams playing against Dandenong, A1 & A2 at home, A3 & A4 at Dandenong.

19 March 2010
Update
Junior Trainingc ontinues on Saturday mornings from 10am to 12pm until Easter. New players still welcome.

Senior Training - Saturday 20th March, Samual Sherlock Reserve, 1-3pm.

Annual General Meeting - Friday 26th March, at the Clubrooms, 7.30pm. Also senior registration on this night from 7pm.

10 March 2010
Junior Registration Day 2010
A second Junior Registration Day (for new and returning players) will be held on Saturday 13th March, 10am-12pm, Robinsons Road Reserve, see details here.


28 October 2009
World Masters
Congratulations to a couple of Tomatoes who competed in the recent World Masters in Sydney. Tim Hanson and Russell Clarke won Gold playing for the Geelong Saints in the 35+ recreational division.


Tim and Russ showing off some World Masters 'bling'