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Great Britain World Cup update

The 2009 Baseball World Cup is nearly upon us and, after an exciting end to the British National Baseball League season, our attention now turns to Team GB’s international adventure. Great Britain’s first game in Group D will be against Japan on 10 September in Zagreb, Croatia.  This exciting clash with the reigning World Baseball Classic […]

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Great Britain’s 40-man World Cup roster is announced

Great Britain announced their 40-man preliminary roster for the 2009 Baseball World Cup yesterday.  The roster is built around the core of the 2007 European Championship silver medal team, including tournament MVP Brant Ust and catcher Mike Nickeas, and features players currently competing in leagues in North America, Europe and here in Britain. The 40-man […]

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Great Britain players in college ball: 2009

Last Saturday I wrote about how the Great Britain players involved in continental European leagues in 2009 were faring so far. Today, I’m instead looking at members of the Great Britain national team programme who competed in college baseball this season. There were some notable achievements, including a GB player being named to the Collegiate […]

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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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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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