When Joe Maddon runs out of the dug-out at the All-Star Game in Miami on Tuesday night, many Brits watching might not realise that 22 years ago he was in Milton Keynes helping British baseball coaches
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Alan Smith, Cody Cain, and Josh Chetwynd are inducted
I can derive great joy from uncovering details of an important but long-forgotten British baseball clash in a newspaper library. The enjoyment has much to do with the respect I have for the history of baseball. This is an appreciation that extends to other sports. As an example of this, I have my cycling computer […]
Yesterday’s mail contained a wonderfully generous donation to Project COBB from Jon Prescott, who umpired many British baseball games during the years after World War II when the sport was slowly regaining its feet. The donation comprised a number of programmes and other artefacts dating from 1963 to 1966. I have just finished adding these items […]
The existence of a professional baseball league in Britain in 1890 would come as a great surprise to many. ‘What about the Villa?’ chronicles this fascinating chapter in British baseball and sporting history
Details of the items in the latest set of additions to the digital archives of Project Cobb (the Project for the Chronicling of British Baseball).