Our History

1958 Little League opening day The park in its third year here was built by the Vets of Spring Valley and others in Ancaster. This opening day would have been Victoria Day, 1958, with the games followed in the evening by a huge fireworks display to celebrate Victoria Day. Many of you enjoyed hours and hours of fun here.
Place Taken: Ancaster Little League Park
Date Taken: May 1958
Owner: Dave Watts
1958 Little League opening day The park in its third year here was built by the Vets of Spring Valley and others in Ancaster. This opening day would have been Victoria Day, 1958, with the games followed in the evening by a huge fireworks display to celebrate Victoria Day. Many of you enjoyed hours and hours of fun here. Place Taken: Ancaster Little League Park Date Taken: May 1958 Owner: Dave Watts

Founded as a town in 1793, the old town of Ancaster is one of the oldest European communities established in the province.  In 2001 it was amalgamated into the City of Hamilton.   Our league provides recreational opportunities to a population of 25,000 within the boundaries of the old Township of Ancaster.  Ancaster is located on the western end of Lake Ontario, one hour from Toronto and one and one half hours from Buffalo.

Since 1957 we have continuously ensured the youth of Ancaster have been able to engage in organized baseball.  Ancaster is a community committed to baseball.  Our continuing volunteer base and a very dedicated Department of Parks and Recreation provide exceptional baseball and softball facilities.  Enabling Ancaster Baseball to provide baseball and softball programs for over 600 local children and young adults, in a complete range of divisions from the ages of 4 - 19. We field tournament teams for each division and also provide select and travel teams in various levels of competition.

We are the home of the World T-Ball Tournament held annually over the August long weekend. We also host the John Stokoe (Heritage Day) Major Boys Tournament & the Father's Day Classic, Minor Boys Tournament in June, as well as the Matthew Krol Invitational Midget Boys Tournament in July.

Mission & Vision

The objective of the Ancaster Baseball Association is to implant firmly in the children of the community the ideals of good sportsmanship, honesty, loyalty, courage and reverence, so that they may be well adjusted, stronger and happier children and will grow to be good, decent, healthy, and trustworthy adults.

All Directors, Officers and Members shall bear in mind that the attainment of exceptional athletic skill or the winning of games is secondary, and the molding of future citizens is of primary importance.

League Affiliations

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Provincial Women's Softball Association
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