REDS HISTORY - PHOTO GALLERY
A TRIBUTE TO THE HISTORY OF THE

WAVERLEY (MELBOURNE) REDS

Matty Sheldon-Collins & Dave Clarkson
Get the feel of VFL Park before the start of the ABL
Scotty Dawes
Played every season with REDS!
The Reds dugout at VFL Park
An early Crowd Size in View!
Early action from VFL Park v Sydney Metros
Simon
Sheldon-Collins
Matthew
Sheldon-Collins
'Matty' Sheldon Collins turns a double-play
David Buckthorpe to his right v Adelaide Giants
1990 Championship Hero
RICHARD KING
INFIELD 'FAB FOUR' ... From Left: Matty Sheldon-Collins, Richard Sisson, David Buckthorpe & Pete Beeler The Ever Popular
RONNEEEEEEE CAROTHERS!
'Fabulous' PHIL DALE
Already a legend in the early days of the ABL
DAVID 'Bucky' BUCKTHORPE
One of the REDS original greats who
went on to also be a Monarch great!
MARK 'Spock' RESPONDEK
Young Lefty Reliever who
stood the test of time!
Import PETE BEELER
One of the finest US imports
 in ABL history!

1989/90 - CARL GROVOM
Undefeated Pitcher in
Inaugural Championship Team
1990/91 - MIKE ANDERSON
Still ranks among the ABL's
finest ever Pitchers
1992/93 - CARLOS REYES
Some still say the BEST ever ABL import 
pitcher - went on to the majors!
REDMOND REDMOND & The Red Diamonds David Clarkson &
Ronnie Carothers
Import KEVIN O'CONNOR Import BRIAN KOWITZ Stalwart LEE HOGAN A young GLENN REEVES
Myles 'Bumpy'
Barnden
16yo Ben Utting Aaron Harvey REDS Membership Cards

JON DEEBLE an old adversary as "Mr. Monarchs"
but some forget that he was also a fine player
for the REDS and our 1991 Most Valuable Player!
REDMOND & 'Baby Redmond'
Cover of 1996/97 Yearbook
DAVID NILSSON helped the REDS to win the 1995 Championship, but his departure sure hurt!!
'Fabulous' PHIL DALE
THE ABL's Greatest
EVER Pitcher
Explosive ADAM BURTON
Two-time ABL Batting Champion & MVP
1995 Manager PAUL RUNGE
Championship Winner
ABL Best Winning %
THE VOICE OF THE REDS
The One and ONLY
DOUG CLARKSON

Pictured at left one of the Waverley Reds finest ever import pitchers DIRK BLAIR who helped the team to their
all-conquering 1994/95 Ch'ship.
A then ABL Record of (at least)
11,444 flocked to Waverley Park on 9 November 1991
With, at right, one of the GREATEST supporters of the
WBC & Waverley REDS -  PETER WOOD

The Melbourne REDS on their way to a record 3rd ABL Championship (at right)
Lining up before the 1997/98 Championship Game 2 against the Gold Coast Cougars at Melbourne Ballpark