The Eastern Athletics is the Little League Charter based in the Eastern Suburbs of Melbourne, Victoria. The Charter is comprised of the following Baseball Victoria Summer League clubs;
- Ormond GH
- Upwey Ferntree Gully
Australian Little League was first launched in the year 2007 with Australia becoming one of over 75 countries that are involved in Little League. In Australia there are 477-chartered teams and over 4,500 participants between the ages of eleven and twelve across all States and Territories making it one of the fastest growing grassroots sports in Australia. Australia is the fourth largest Little League country in terms of participation, and have 20 teams from Australia participate in the National Little League Championships each year.
The Eastern Athletics charter offer baseball programs for young people from all backgrounds and skill levels between 5 and 18 years. Programs range from informal beginners Tee Ball to Elite pathway programs.
The Athletics are also eager to engage new people into non-traditional participation avenues and regularly offer learning opportunities through the charter. These include;
- Umpiring and
- Team Administration
The mission of Little League is to promote, develop, supervise, and voluntarily assist in all lawful ways, the interest of those who will participate in Little League Baseball. Through proper guidance and exemplary leadership, the Little League program assists children in developing the qualities of citizenship, discipline, teamwork and physical well-being. By espousing the virtues of character, courage and loyalty, the Little League Baseball program is designed to develop superior citizens rather than superior athletes.
The Eastern Athletics hold the following titles;
- 2016/17 Senior League State Champions
- 2016/17 Junior League State Champions
- 2015/16 Junior League State Champions
- 2015/16 Senior League Runners Up
- 2015/16 Little Leage Runners Up
- 2015/16 U15 Girls Runners up