03/30/2012, 11:00am BST, By Oscar Chamberlain
The Lakenheath Diamondbacks look like the team to beat in the National Baseball League this season after they produced a ruthless display to win the 2012 Herts Spring League Majors Division on Saturday, 24 March. Meanwhile, HSL play got underway in the AAA and AA divisions over the same weekend.
03/28/2012, 4:33pm BST, By BaseballSoftballUK
The Mars Refuel Drink Fund, set up to encourage people to try new sports and play their favourite sport for longer, will open for entries from April 2. The fund has one £1000, two £500 and eight £250 awards to donate to the most deserving applicants every month for the next six months.
03/26/2012, 8:25am BST, By BaseballSoftballUK Ltd
BBC Radio Bristol presenter Ben Prater recently attempted a “24 sports in 24 hours” challenge for Sport Relief, and Bristol Baseball Club played on-air host for one of the many sports he had not experienced before.
03/23/2012, 5:00pm GMT, By BaseballSoftballUK Ltd
The International Baseball Federation plans to launch a new IBAF TV show (“IBAF Global Baseball”) and a dedicated YouTube Channel to enhance the visibility of the sport worldwide.
03/22/2012, 5:45pm GMT, By BaseballSoftballUK Ltd
Joe Gray, founder of Project COBB, recently presented as a Baseball Historian on BBC Two's "See Hear" programme. You can watch the show online, which took an in-depth look at the hearing-impaired professional ballplayer William Hoy (1862-1961).
03/20/2012, 1:00pm GMT, By Oscar Chamberlain
The opening weekend of the 2012 Herts Spring League came to a premature end on Saturday, March 17 when play was curtailed by heavy rain. But the Harlow Nationals and Lakenheath Diamondbacks both registered wins.
03/19/2012, 1:00pm GMT, By British Baseball Federation
The Bristol Baseball Club has recently featured on BBC Radio Bristol and will shortly be seen on local television in support of Sport Relief.
03/13/2012, 2:20pm GMT, By BaseballSoftballUK
International Baseball Federation President Riccardo Fraccari and International Softball Federation President Don Porter met recently at the 50th General Assembly of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) in Mexico City and moved forward the possibility of a joint bid for Olympic reinstatement.
03/09/2012, 1:41pm GMT, By British Baseball Federation
The Harrogate Tigers Baseball Club won the AAA National Championship in their inaugural season in 2009, sat out the 2011 season, but are back for 2012 in the BBF AA North division. The Tigers are currently holding open training sessions as they build a team for the new season.
03/05/2012, 12:05pm GMT, By British Baseball Federation
The Hackney Empire is staging another performance of Shadowball, a jazz opera about racism in baseball in America, on Thursday, March 15, and the British Baseball community will be out in force to support the production, including the newly-formed British Baseball Pavilion.