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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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Great Britain’s World Cup in review

As the U.S. waits to see who they will face in the Baseball World Cup final, Great Britain’s players, coaches and supporters have had time to reflect on the nation’s own World Cup performance this week.  America are the reigning champions and anything less than an appearance in the final would have been considered a […]

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Great Britain’s World Cup adventure comes to an end

Great Britain’s 2009 Baseball World Cup ended in slightly disappointing circumstances yesterday.  The team was unable to get a win in the second round, finishing bottom of Pool F with an 0-7 record.  There was no shame in their performances.  Success for Team GB heading into the tournament was to qualify for the second round […]

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Great Britain shut out by the Netherlands

Great Britain are still searching for their first victory in the second round of the Baseball World Cup after they were shutout by the Netherlands in a 6-0 loss yesterday.  Team GB now have two more attempts to get that elusive win, beginning with a game today against Spain at midday British time. 

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Another loss, but another worthy effort by Great Britain

So near and yet so far: Great Britain lost their fourth straight game in the Baseball World Cup today, taking a 5-4 loss against Puerto Rico in Haarlem.  However, they once again performed with distinction against a leading baseball nation.  British fans dared to dream of a memorable victory when their team hit four runs […]

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Nicaragua’s Garcia baffles Britain once again

Great Britain faced Nicaragua this evening for the second time in the 2009 Baseball World Cup and came up short once more.  Team GB ran them closer this time, losing 4-1 compared to the 10-0 drubbing in the first round, but they were flummoxed once again by the Nicaraguan pitcher whose name alone causes confusion.  Diego Garcia Sandino gets listed in the […]

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Late ten run South Korean barrage halts British comeback

Great Britain were defeated 15-5 by South Korea in Amsterdam today in what would initially appear to be a completely one-sided game.  However, Team GB had staged an excellent comeback in the top of the seventh inning to level the game at 5-5.  Hopes of producing a big upset against the Olympic champions were quickly […]

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Great Britain vs South Korea: 12.00 BST today

After a creditable 6-0 loss to baseball giants Cuba yesterday, Great Britain’s second round of the Baseball World Cup continues today with a game against South Korea at the Sportpark Ookmeer in Amsterdam.  The Koreans lost 4-2 to the Netherlands yesterday at the same venue in front of 3,500 fans, conceding three runs in the bottom of the eighth […]

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Great Britain 0 – Cuba 6

Great Britain lost their opening game of the second round in Haarlem, Netherlands against Cuba this evening; however it was a creditable performance.  Losing 6-0 to the Cubans is no disgrace whatsoever.  In fact, with all due respect to the GB team, that’s probably a better scoreline than many British fans had predicted. Very frustratingly, the […]

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Great Britain’s Second Round Schedule

As we know Great Britain have qualified as the ‘4th 3rd place’ team, I’ve gone through the second round format and worked out our probable schedule.  This isn’t 100 per cent official, but it should be correct. All times are listed in BST (just add one hour for local time). Sunday 13 – 19.00, Haarlem: […]

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