1923 Nanaimo Coal City, Vancouver Island Champions     

1923 Nanaimo

Left to right - Aitken MGR, B. Richardson COACH, T. Allen, Phil Piper C, E. Edmunds 3B, P. Courtney 2B, W. Stickney P, W. Rice SS, Irvine Knartson OF, W. Beatty OF, W. Bailey OF, B. Wood P, E. Gartner OF, Kaye P, S. Gardiner 1B

Nanaimo has the champion baseball team of Vancouver Island, having captured the Mid-Island League championship in which the team won seven of eight games. They defeated Granby, Ladysmith and Courtenay in two straight games and then defeated the Victoria C.P.R. team, winners of the Victoria City League, by a score of 6-4. They lost the BC title to the Vancouver Young Liberals.