Congratulations to Laurie Barnes, OAM

13 June 20221
Congratulations to our Club President, Laurie, on being awarded an Order of Australia Medal in the Queen’s Birthday Honours for his service to baseball ⚾
Photo: The Leader
We all think you’ll agree that this honour is extremely well deserved – you can review the full announcement of his recognition below.
MEDAL (OAM) OF THE ORDER OF AUSTRALIA IN THE GENERAL DIVISION
Mr Laurie BARNES, Bexley NSW 2207
For service to baseball.

Arncliffe Scots Baseball Club

  • President, since 2006.
  • Head Coach, since 2006.
  • Grounds Curator, current.
  • Vice President, 2004-2005.
  • Junior Coordinator, 2004-2005.
  • Delegate, NSW Women’s Baseball League, 2013-2014.
  • Member, since 2003.
  • Life Member, since 2017.
Eagles Baseball Club
  • Life Member, current.
  • Member 1967-1992.
  • Played 17 Senior Seasons, 1974-1990.
  • Former Coach 1st Grade.
  • Former President, three seasons.
  • Assisted with rebuilding Juniors program, late1980s-early 1990s.
ACT Baseball (now Baseball Canberra)
  • President, 1990-1991.
  • ACT Schoolboys Coach, 1988-1990.
  • Assisted in set-up of Baseball Academy, late 1980s-early 1990s.
Baseball – Other
  • Coach and Selector of Junior Player Development, Cronulla Sutherland Junior Baseball Association, since 2015.
  • Qualified Umpire and Level 3 Coach, current.
  • Established Bayside Academy for Junior Development, since 2015.
  • President, St George Baseball Association, 2008-2010.
  • Member, Tweed Heads Baseball Club, 1990s.
  • Founder, Gladstone Baseball Club.
Arncliffe Scots Sports and Recreation Club
  • Director, since 2014.
  • Member, since 2003.
Laurie will be presented with his physical medal later this year. He was also featured in this week’s Leader, which you can read online.

One comment

  • Royston Joseph D'Abrera

    17 June 2022 at 4:55 am

    My most heartiest congratulations on achieving this great award and honor of an OAM for services to this great game of baseball, I also send this reply as Secretary of Fairfield Phoenix Baseball Club.
    Royston Joseph D’Abrera

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