Why play baseball with Cardinals?


  • All our local games are played at the one location (Fred Finch Park, Berkeley) on a Sunday morning – so very family friendly (especially for multi-children families).
  • Games only go for 1hr or 1.5hrs.
  • The Cardinals club is one of biggest junior clubs in the Illawarra & has at least one team in every age group. We normally have multiple teams in the younger age groups & can provide good opportunities to match up friends/school buddies in the same team.
  • Playing baseball (t-ball) promotes the development of hand and eye co-ordination and gross motor skills.
  • Provides interaction and develops communication skills in a team environment
  • Boys and girls play in mixed teams
  • Modified games to suit all ages and skill levels (T-Ball/Machine Ball U7-U10’s & Baseball U12-U16’s).
  • Baseball in an international sport played in over 120 countries.
  • Baseball has a rich history in Australia dating back 160 years to the Victorian Gold Rush
  • Baseball’s Claxton Shield is the second oldest Australian national sporting shield.
  • The Australian men’s baseball team were silver medallists in the 2004 Athens Olympic Games.
  • In March 2014 the opening Major League (MLB) game was played at the SCG (Sydney).


Try Baseball

Cardinal’s Try Baseball days are a great opportunity to experience the game. A range of exciting games based around the skills of hitting, catching, throwing and base running will be run by our accredited coaches. These active sessions are always heaps of fun.  Open to boys and girls aged from 3 upwards.

No cost or obligation, just turn up to give the sport a try for yourself.


Location: Figtree High School  – Gibsons Road, Figtree.

This year the dates are:

Sunday 12th August 12pm-2pm

Saturday 18th August 12pm -2pm

We encourage you to register your attendance just so we know how many to cater for & allow us to advise you of any change due to wet weather.


If you wish to talk to someone to gain more specific information please feel free to contact Nathan on (0411 537623).

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More information: Link to basic rules of baseball