Tag Archives | British Baseball

Q&A with Stephan Rapaglia

Stephan Rapaglia has been Head Coach of Great Britain since early 2004. He is a former professional pitcher in the Houston Astros’ minor league organization as well as in The Netherlands and Germany. He has also coached in the US, both for Division I Iona College and for the Johnstown Johnnies (of the independent professional Frontier League). Thanks once again […]

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Q&A with Brant Ust

If baseball had the popularity in Britain that football, rugby, and cricket enjoy, then Brant Ust would undoubtedly be a household name, not least because of his tournament MVP performance at the 2007 Euros, which spearheaded Great Britain’s silver medal finish  – their equal best A-pool result. From his first baseball experiences in a backyard in Buckinghamshire to a Minor […]

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Support Herts Baseball Club

As you can see from their great website, Herts Baseball Club are one of the leading lights within British baseball.  So much so that they have outgrown their current facilities and have therefore put together some terrific plans to turn their home, Grovehill Park, into “one of the best baseball complexes in the country”.  What should […]

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Strike Four: Adventures in European Baseball by Jeff Archer

(White Boucke Publishing, 1995) 250 pages. Review updated 20 February 2011 Many Americans have found themselves in Britain and been surprised to learn of the existence of organized baseball here, but few have become as involved in the game’s running as Jeff Archer did in the 1970s. Given the sparseness of literature on this, or […]

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