Justine Siegal visits France and Italy to talk about Women’s Baseball


Justine Siegal, chair of the Women’s Development Commission at the International Baseball Federation (IBAF), recently visited Europe. In Paris, France she talked in a seminar about Women’s Baseball. In Parma, Italy she was one of the speakers during the 28th Italian Coach Convention. After returning home to California she was so kind to answer a […]

Planned Baseball-Softball Venue in Netherlands Serves As Model of Future

Planned Baseball-Softball Venue in Netherlands Serves As Model of Future

Construction of a new combined baseball and softball complex in the Amsterdam metropolitan region has been approved by the local municipality.

MLB Games in new Dutch Stadium a Possibility

MLB Games in new Dutch Stadium a Possibility

During a press conference on Thursday in Hoofddorp, Netherlands it was announced that the construction of a new baseball stadium can begin. With the new stadium of the Vaessen Pioniers the Netherlands and with it European Baseball will meet the requirement to host MLB regular season games. Organizers promote a so-called “Amsterdam Series”, which is a possibility as soon as 2014 or 2015.

Baseball Softball UK receive funding vote of confidence


Sport England has announced a £493 million investment in 46 sports over the next four years, including a £3 million award to baseball and softball, designed to aid grassroots development and produce a further increase in participation.

Baseball and Pesäpallo come together under same federation


The Finnish Baseball and Softball Federation has decided to merge under the Pesäpallo Federation (Finnish National Baseball Federation). The goal is to increase cooperation to obtain synergy benefits and comprehensively improve the status of bat-and-ball sports in Finland.

Justine Siegal to hold Women’s Baseball Seminar in Paris in January


Chair of IBAF Women’s Baseball Development Commission to speak at conference on January 12

Hellenic Amateur Baseball Federation elects new Board of Officers


The Baseball Federation of Greece conducted its annual general assembly on October 21st, 2012. The main item on the agenda was the election of members of the Hellenic Amateur Baseball Federation’s board of officers who will serve the Greek Federation for the following 4 years.

Lars Sundin new CEB Secretary General until 2013 Congress


The Executive Committee of the Confederation of European Baseball (CEB) has nominated Lars Sundin from Sweden to serve as Secretary General until the 2013 CEB Congress in Bled, Slovenia next February.

2014 European Championship awarded to Czech Republic


Confederation of European Baseball announces Czech Republic as host of next European Championship and configuration of new qualifying format.

Baseball for the Blind in Bologna, Italy


Bologna, Italy will host on Sunday 9/7 the second edition of the first (and only, for now) Baseball for the Blind international tournament played in Europe.