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British Baseball

BaseballSoftballUK (BSUK)

BaseballSoftballUK is the national development agency for baseball and softball in Britain.

British Softball Federation (BSF)

The British Softball Federation is the national governing body for softball.

Amateur Baseball Umpires Association of Great Britain (ABUA-GB)

ABUA-GB is the organising body of British baseball umpires. ABUA-GB umps officiate BBF league games and tournaments. People wanting to get involved in umpiring or improve their skills should do so through ABUA-GB.

Baseball Softball United

The microsite for the Structural Review of British baseball and softball.


Game Development

Sport England

Sport England advises, invests in and promotes community sport to create an active nation. It encourages people to get involved with sport and physical activity.

runningSPORTS

Created and funded by Sport England, runningsports is dedicated to providing skills and support for volunteers working in sport. From quick online tips and tools to fun and informative workshops, runningsports will help you get more for yourself, your club/organisation and its members.

Clubmark

Clubmark is the Sport England cross-sport quality accreditation for clubs with junior sections.

Sport Scotland

Sport Scotland is the national agency for sport in Scotland. Its mission is to encourage everyone in Scotland to discover and develop their own sporting experience, helping to increase participation and improve performances in Scottish sport.

International Baseball

Confederation of European Baseball (CEB)

CEB is the organising body for European Baseball, of which British Baseball is a federated member. Check here for details of other baseball federations across Europe and also for CEB-led initatives and tournaments.

International Baseball Federation (IBAF)

IBAF is the world organising body for baseball. British Baseball is a federated member of IBAF through its membership of CEB. Check here for details of the world game and also IBAF-led initiatives and tournaments.

Major League Baseball (MLB)

MLB is the organising body for top-level professional baseball in the United States and Canada. MLB works internationally to support local development of the sport and to identify top talent for its leagues.


Research/Writing

BaseballGB

BaseballGB is a site dedicated to writing about baseball from a British perspective. Matt Smith leads a team of writers who cover domestic and national team baseball in Great Britain, as well as looking at US Major League Baseball from a UK perspective. In addition, Matt's Baseball Basics for Brits provides an invaluable introduction to the sport for newcomers.

Mister Baseball

Established in 2007, Mister Baseball is a collection of blogs and newswires dedicated to the European baseball and softball beat. Go there for the latest results, signings, news and gossip from around the European leagues and federations.

Project Cobb

Project Cobb (the Project for the Chronicling of British Baseball) was established in October 2008 with two overarching aims: one, to unify and support the various efforts to publish historical details of baseball played in Britain under modern rules; two, to promote the preservation of baseball history in Britain as it happens.

Project Cobb Archive : Domestic Statistics and Feats

This Project Cobb archive includes full southern top-tier stats back to 2001, additional, single-season and career records, a list of individual champions where known, and a catalogue of feats.

Project Cobb Archive : GB National Team

Building on a large body of research by Josh Chetwynd, this archive includes a full year-by-year history, player biographies, and lists of performances and players.

The Society for American Baseball Research - UK Chapter (SABR UK)

The UK Chapter of SABR, the Society for American Baseball Research, largely devotes itself to researching the history of baseball in Britain.