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


Welcome to VDBA - Victoria and District Baseball Association

Remembering our Fathers
Douglas Hudlin

HUDLIN, Douglas
December 12, 1922 - January 5, 2014 Passed away from congested heart failure at the age of 91. Born December 12, 1922 in Victoria. Leaving behind his wife, Agnes Hudlin, and daughter and many nieces and nephews. He worked for the city for 30 years. He was active in sports and umpired for 40 plus years. Doug was inducted into the Victoria Sports Hall of Fame in 1998. A Celebration of Life will be held at 1:00 p.m. on January 12, 2014 at Sands Funeral Home, 1803 Quadra Street, Victoria, B.C. Reception to follow after service.
Published in The Times Colonist from Jan. 10 to Jan. 11, 2014

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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