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Adelaide Bite

Adelaide Bite
Most recent season:
2012–13 Australian Baseball League season
Team Details
League Australian Baseball League
City Adelaide, South Australia
Ballpark Norwood Oval
Year founded 2009
Inaugural season 2010–11
Postseason
ABL Championships None
Finals appearances 1 (2010–11)
Uniforms
Adelaide Bite's home and away uniform.
Colours      Prussian blue
     Crimson
     Gold
Management
Manager Brooke Knight
Owner ABL
General Manager Pat Kelly
Assistant GM Nathan Davison

The Adelaide Bite are a professional baseball team who plays in the Australian Baseball League and is one of the six founding teams of the league. Their home ballpark is Norwood Oval in Norwood, South Australia which is based in the city of Adelaide, South Australia. The team name originates from the nearby hydrographic landmark, the Great Australian Bight as well as the Great White Shark which inhabits the southern coast of South Australia.[1]

As of the launch, Pat Kelly was announced as the GM.[2]

It was announced on 16 September 2010 that South Australian power company ETSA Utilities would be the major sponsor of the Adelaide Bite and that the team would be known as the Adelaide ETSA Bite.[3]

Current Roster

The 35-man roster will be reduced to a 22-man active roster for each series.

References

  1. ^ Stockman, Jennifer (6 August 2010). "Adelaide takes a BITE at new ABL". Adelaide Bite. Australian Baseball League. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 
  2. ^ Our Staff Adelaide Bite
  3. ^ "ETSA Utilities named naming rights sponsor". Adelaide Bite. Australian Baseball League. 16 September 2010. Retrieved 19 June 2011. 

External links

  • Official website
  • Australian Baseball League website
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