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Netherlands win the Baseball World Cup

The Netherlands Senior baseball team has turned what was already a positive year for European baseball into a great one by winning the Baseball World Cup for the first time

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Where do Aeden McQueary’s 15 Ks against Israel fit into GB national team history?

In the first of two victories against the host nation in a successful Euro qualifier campaign in Tel Aviv, Israel, ex-NBL player Aeden McQueary notched up 15 strike-outs for Great Britain. According to available records, this is the second highest known total by a GB player. A full list is below, headed by British Baseball […]

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Mister Baseball’s European Top 50

Mister Baseball’s European Top 50 rankings have been updated following the completion of the 2010 domestic seasons throughout Europe

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Book Review: Baseball in Europe by Josh Chetwynd

This week’s book review looks at Josh Chetwynd’s second work, Baseball in Europe

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The Neptunus Family Stadium in Rotterdam

If you’re a baseball fan in the UK, visiting Holland is the easiest way to watch some high quality ballgames without travelling all the way to the States.  There are several decent ballparks in the Netherlands, such as those in Amsterdam and Haarlem, but the Neptunus Family Stadium in Rotterdam is arguably the best of […]

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European Champion Cup Final Four review

Four of the best club teams in Europe produced an entertaining weekend of baseball in Barcelona, Spain, at the European Champion Cup Final Four.  Danesi Caffe’ Nettuno confirmed their position as the top team in the continent by defending their title with a tense win against Fortitudo Bologna, while Corendon Kinheim won the battle of […]

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European Champions Cup Final Four this weekend

This is a big weekend in European baseball as the European Champions Cup Final Four takes place over the next two days in Barcelona.  It is a club based competition that this year pits two of the best teams from Italy against two from the Netherlands.  What’s more, the event is being broadcast online and also on […]

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Great Britain players in Europe: June 2009 update

Back in May, I looked at players from the GB programme who were involved in top-tier baseball leagues in continental Europe this season. Below I present news of some additional players.

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Great Britain players in Europe: May 2009 update

There are a number of players who have represented Great Britain in recent seasons who are currently playing in continental European top-tier leagues. Below I provide an update on how they are getting on at this early stage of the season, which includes news of a GB player leading the Dutch batting standings.

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Mixed reports on World Cup progress

The IBAF have announced “impressive” early ticket sales for the Baseball World Cup, to be staged across Europe this September.   Over 8,000 tickets have been sold in forty-eight hours for the Pool E games based in Regensburg, Germany. The news is a welcome source of optimism for the year ahead; however Regensburg is the only […]

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