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British Baseball Beat: Play-off Places

We’re at the sharp-end of the British Baseball season, although that’s not to say everything is decided. Some regular season games are still to be played and some wider questions over who is going to make the post-season are still to be answered. Firstly it should be noted that the (much-improved from last year) BBF […]

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British Baseball Beat: Heating up

Britain is experiencing scorchio weather this week and the action is certainly hotting up in British Baseball too. Mets Gonna Mets, but that’s a good thing in the NBL The London Mets (17-1) got straight back to winning ways in the National Baseball League last Sunday, avenging their previous defeat by the Herts Falcons (7-13) […]

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British Baseball Beat

The British Baseball Beat continues apace with plenty of action around the leagues, Great Britain U15’s playing in Germany and a successful new tournament in Scotland. AAU Collegiate win the first Bobby Thomson Invitational Tournament Up in Scotland, the three main independent leagues in British baseball came together for a new tournament this past weekend […]

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Tie-breaker brings an end to Great Britain U18’s Euro Qualifier

Great Britain U18’s bowed out of the European Championship U18 Qualifier in Sundbyberg, Sweden, on Friday. After Belgium mounted a 5-run final inning comeback to beat Israel, Great Britain entered their game on Friday evening against Sweden knowing that a win would send them through to Saturday’s final, but a defeat would leave their fate […]

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Great Britain U18s look to secure qualification for the 2020 U18 European Championships

UPDATE: I’ve updated this post to correct it (rather than leave it up and post a new one that might get overlooked). The CEB competition rules state two teams go through but I overlooked that there are two qualifying pools! So, only the first placed-team will advance. Great Britain U18’s staged a sensational comeback against […]

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British Baseball Beat: Back to it

“Hey, Matt, why haven’t you been writing about the British leagues much this year?”. I was asked variations of this question quite a few times over the MLB London Series weekend and I have to say I was flattered that people had noticed! The truth is I’ve been busy with other projects and have always […]

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Great Britain Baseball Funding Boost

$300m is an eye-catching figure, there’s no doubt about that. Manny Machado’s impending payday with the San Diego Padres has received UK online media coverage today and you can understand why. However, from a British perspective news of a much smaller sum will have a much larger impact. It was announced at the end of […]

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British Baseball Federation AGM this Saturday

The BBF’s Annual General Meeting takes place in London this Saturday (15 December).  The AGM pack is available on the BBF website, revealing that alongside the usual AGM points of order there will be discussions on the format of competitions (such as the national championships) and 2019 operations more generally, including preparations for the 2019 […]

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