History of Baseball
History of Baseball
through Team Photos
Past to Present


Welcome to VDBA - Victoria and District Baseball Association

Rest In Peace - Bill Prior

PRIOR, William "Bill" January 18, 1923 - April 14, 2015 At 92 years of age, Dad pitched his last inning on April 14, 2015. Born and raised in Victoria, he graduated from Victoria High School before starting a 38 year career at the Queen's Printers, interrupted when he served his country during World War II.

Promoting & Preserving Baseball in Victoria Since 1948

The is a non profit organization which fosters, develops and promotes baseball through the encouragement of sportsmanship, team play and good citizenship. We aim to provide scholarships and bursaries to qualified applicants, assist members, co-operate with the various Parks Boards We preserve and protect memorabilia associated with the history of baseball in Victoria.

The Beginning of Baseball in Victoria 1849 - 1921

From San Francisco to Royal Athletic Park (RAP) 1849 - 1921
- Victoria’s first introduction to the sport of baseball took place in San Francisco after the days of the 1849 more>

Victoria Baseball History

How  started .....
The Victoria and District Baseball Association was founded in 1948 for the purpose of guiding, advising and assisting financially all baseball leagues in the City of Victoria and surrounding districts. Formally incorporated as a society in 1961, the Association was an effective force behind the success of baseball in the Capital city of Victoria.


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