Youth already has eyes on playing in big league

Talented baseballer Tom Mewburn loves to bat.
Talented baseballer Tom Mewburn loves to bat.

He has only been playing baseball for the past four years but is already making waves by representing the State in under- 15 and under-17 teams.

Tom competed in the National Baseball Championships in Canberra in January as a member of the under-14 WA Heat team.

Although they did not win the competition, they enjoyed competitive matches against all states.

Thomas attends La Salle College in Middle Swan.

His mother Janine said it was his dream to one day play professional baseball overseas.

‘I would love to play in America or China,’ Tom said.

So far, he has represented the Swan Hills Aces Charter team and played in the 2012 Perth Bushrangers team that toured Dubai and Hong Kong.