Victor Reeves

Overview

INDUCTEE 2020

Formed Lucas Cricket Club In New York in 1977

Victor Reeves, Born in Linstead, St Catherine, Jamaica, West Indies. He migrated to the United States in 1967. In 1968, he started to play with Virgin Island Cricket Club in the New York League. Victor played with the Virgin Islands in the Bronx for 9 years. He was part of the Virgin Islands Cricket Club championship team 1970 and 1973.

In 1977, Reeves formed Lucas Sports Club with four
colleagues and played in the Metropolitan District Cricket
League. He has held positions such as Founder, Treasurer, Captain, & Manager within Lucas Sports Club. Within the 43 years he has been involved with Lucas’ three Championships. Two in Division 2 and 1 in Division 1 (2015). In 2003 he was the first captain for Bleachers & Drinkers Master’s team, which still currently plays in the Masters League in New York. In 2009, he was the Manager for New York Masters Team which toured Jamaica and they won the championship that year.

For over 40 years he has been umpiring. In the 1980’s he umpired within the Tri- State area, mostly in the New York League, New York Metropolitan District Cricket League, & Brooklyn League. He joined the New York Umpiring Association in 1992 when it was formed and continued to expand his umpiring experience and resume by umpiring also with South Florida Umpire Association, South East Umpiring Association, Florida College Cricket Competition and 2019 Last Man Standing Competition in Florida.

When called upon he always made himself available to umpire for the Public-School Athletic League (PSAL) in New York as well as for any games for the Women’s Cricket Team. He also had the pleasure of umpiring many high-profile benefit matches.