1915 Game Reports Vancouver     

1915 Vancouver, Lower Mainland, Fraser Valley   
1915 BC Interior 
1915 Vancouver Island   

With the Great War underway, player availability diminished affecting the number of teams prepared to enter the new season.


Vancouver Commercial Baseball League

B. C. Telephones, Crescents, Firemen,,Malkin’s, National Biscuit Company, Snider & Brethour

Malkin’s and the National Biscuit Company team tied for first-place and met in a best-of-three series for league supremacy.

League championship series  (best-of-three)  Malkin’s vs National Biscuit Company

(July 31)  The defending Commercial League champion National Biscuit squad narrowly edged the W. H. Malkin aggregation 3 to 2 in the opener of their showdown for the 1915 title. The Biscuits pounded losing chucker “Lefty” Delcourt hard, ringing up 13 safeties, with outfielder G. Westwood and first sacker Andrews leading the pack with a trio apiece. Catcher N. Ewart of Malkin’s had four of his team’s six bingles off winning tosser McWhinney.

C. Delcourt (L) and N. Ewart
McWhinney (W) and Painter 

(August 4)  The National Biscuit Company won the Commercial Baseball League title for the second year in a row when they defeated the Malkin’s nine 6 to 4. Winning pitcher Richardson was in good form, holding Malkin’s to six hits.  Fly chaser G. Westwood paced the Biscuits at the dish with three safeties including a three-bagger.

Richardson (W) and Leach, Painter
C. Delcourt (L) and N. Ewart


Vancouver Wholesale Baseball League

All but two of the teams from 1914 dropped out of the 1915 circuit, so the remaining duo, Leckie’s and Kelly-Douglas, played a sudden-death final early in the season with Leckie’s prevailing.

Kelly-Douglas, Leckie’s

New Westminster City Baseball League

B. C. Electric Repair, Fraser Mills, I. O. L. Company