Friday, 22 December 2017 - FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
Baden (3B-NHFS) and Wilson (A1010) have been selected as the exclusive baseballs for the British Baseball Federation (BBF), valid for the 2018 season. The above baseballs only apply to the BBF senior divisions, and exclusive of our Youth Super League. Also, the select Baden and Wilson baseballs will be used for our National Baseball Championships.
"This year is the last year of our tri-party agreement to make use of the Baden and Wilson baseball for our leagues. Purchase of either baseball by our member's clubs comes without any financial markup from the BBF or third party. Local suppliers have an ample supply of the official baseballs is stock, and they are ready for purchase. ” said a spokesperson for the BBF.
Note: A complete rule relating to the use of our official baseballs and penalties for non-compliance, in its senior leagues will be provided in the BBF 2018 Handbook, out next year.
About the Baden 3B-NHFS baseball: Boasting a Perfection Raised Seam™, this double-stitched ball optimises a grip for superior performance. The ball is made with a pro-grade premium leather cover for top-notch durability to withstand wear and tear from team practices, so it's ideal for our senior leagues. The Perfection Ballistic Windings™ is a durable A-grade grey wool, which helps the ball maintain its shape long term. A high compression core and cushion cork centre keep the ball lively. The ball is NFHS approved. Sold in a dozen.
About the Wilson A1010 baseball: Dura-Core Technology™: Added to Red Cushioned Cork to help the ball retain hardness 15% better than the competition. Formed to withstand impact and give you the game-changing performance you need. Red Cushioned Cork: Give your game an edge with a baseball that stays more energised during bat/ball collision. Super Seam Technology™: Sold in a dozen.
About the BBF: The British Baseball Federation is the National Governing Body (NGB) of baseball in Great Britain. The BBF receives no public funding. It (but not limited) oversees its members baseball (senior and youth) leagues, set rules and policies, provides resources, enforces regulations for baseball. It is recognised nationally and by international governing bodies in our sport as the NGB by consent. It is also responsible for its National Team Programme (GB Baseball). www.britishbaseball.org
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