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Back to Dingwall: the first British box score?

With sincere thanks to Inverness Reference Library, I now have a digital copy of what might well be the first box score to ever appear in a British newspaper (the Inverness Advertiser, 19 July 1870). In addition, a cutting from the same paper on 18 April 1871 confirms that the club survived at least one […]

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Deadline approaching for submitting article to “This Diamond Isle” issue one

The deadline is approaching to submit an article to the first issue of This Diamond Isle, a new biannual journal of British baseball (to be published online only as the periodical for the Project COBB Chartered Community of the Society for American Baseball Research). You can see the Call for Papers by clicking here. This notes a […]

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Great Britain make solid start to Euro qualifier

Great Britain’s current involvement in the European Championship B-Level qualifying tournament

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British Baseball Beat: The home straight

Teams jockey for position in the final few weeks of the regular season

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British Baseball Beat: Unbeaten no more

Two teams entered last Sunday with unbeaten records to protect

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British Baseball Beat: How far to Farnham Park?

BaseballSoftballUK announced recently that the official Opening Day and ceremony to mark the completion and use of the UK’s first dedicated baseball and softball facility at Farnham Park will take place on 20 July

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New findings upturn previous beliefs on baseball’s intro to the UK

Note: In this article, to show that the sport being referred to is a direct antecedent of modern American baseball, the term “baseball” is used throughout, except in quoted passages. The alternative of “base ball” is actually a more accurate way to refer to the sport in its early years. Going all the way back […]

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British Baseball Beat: Falcons flying on 7-game winning streak

There’s a new sole leader in the NBL

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British Baseball Beat: From Three to Two

There are now only two teams in the British Baseball Leagues that remain unbeaten after the London Mets’ brilliant winning start to their campaign was ended at eight games last Sunday

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British Baseball Beat: London Mets remain the team to beat

Mets beat Mustangs to go 8-0

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