Tag Archives | British Baseball

Q&A with Ian Young

Ian Young has played domestic baseball in Britain, Sweden, The Netherlands, Germany, Portugal, and France, he has competed in international baseball for Great Britain since 2001, and he also played collegiate ball in the United States. Thank you to Matt for his help with the questions and to Ian for taking the time to talk to BaseballGB. (more…)

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Baseball in the north: Team news

Following on from our story on the plans for a one-division northern “super league”, we now have more information on the teams that will play in the league, again from the blog of the Anglo-Canadian Matthew Norburn (BBF Northern Senior League Commissioner). (more…)

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Baseball in the north: a new structure for 2009?

With only two teams completing the National Baseball League North season last year (stripping any excitement from the competition for the two berths in the Final Fours), a big question for this off-season was how the teams in the north would be structured in 2009. According to Matthew Norburn, the Northern Senior League Commissioner, writing […]

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Q&A with Alan Smith

Alan Smith has been General Manager of the Great Britain Seniors since 2004. As a player, he enjoyed success for a number of top-tier teams in the London area, particularly on the mound, over a span of more than two decades. Thank you to Matt for helping with the questions and to Alan for kindly taking time […]

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Herts Baseball Open Try-out

Baseball fans in Hertfordshire and North West London who’ve always fancied moving from the armchair to the diamond now have the perfect opportunity to do so.  Herts Baseball Club will be holding an open try-out for new players of all abilities on Sunday 1 March ahead of what promises to be the most exciting season […]

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Q&A with Will Lintern

Having emerged from the Tonbridge Bobcats youth programme, Will Lintern realized the “American dream” of many young baseball players in Britain by getting a place at Menlo College in California, where he was able to play the sport every day. Will was a member of the London Mets’ championship-winning squad of 2008 and has played for Great Britain on many occasions, […]

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Cartoons by Rex Phillips added to Project Cobb site

During the independent breakaway league of 1992-1994, a fanzine titled Linedrive was edited by London Warriors supporter Phil Ross, with contributions from Rex Phillips (including cartoons offering British baseball humour). A selection of the cartoons has been made available as part of Project Cobb. The fanzines were kindly supplied by Project Cobb collaborator Mark Tobin […]

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Q&A with Josh Chetwynd

Best known in Britain for his role as co-host of Baseball on Five, Josh has also represented Great Britain in five European Championships, led the London Mets to two domestic titles, and published a pair of books covering baseball history in Britain and the rest of Europe. Thanks must go to Matt for posing the questions and to Josh […]

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