European Competitions Under Way
07/06/2012 1 Minute Read

European Competitions Under Way

While domestic competitions in European Baseball started in February, European competitions started with a pair of European Cup tournaments last week. 12 club teams from eight different countries fought for four spots at the European Champions Cup Final Four (date and site will be announced soon).

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07/06/2012 1 Minute Read

Joint CEB & ESF Congress 2013

After nine years the Joint Congress of the ESF/CEB Organizations returns and will be held February 15-17, 2013 in Bled, Slovenia.

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25/05/2012 1 Minute Read

Liddi becomes second Italian-born Major Leaguer with Grand Slam

Third baseman Alex Liddi of the Seattle Mariners became just the second Italian-born Major Leaguer to hit a grand slam in Major League Baseball. He did it during a 5-1 win over the Texas Rangers in Safeco Field in Seattle on Wednesday (video on MLB.com). Reno Bertoia of the Detroit Tigers had accomplished this feat in 1958.

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23/05/2012 1 Minute Read

Olympic Day in Stockholm with Baseball and Softball

In celebrating the 100-year anniversary of the 1912 Olympic Games in Stockholm, Sweden, the Swedish Olympic Committee is running a project called “Olympic Day” where school kids can meet Olympians, try different sports and challenge themselves by being active in sports.

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New baseball stadium near Paris inaugurated
22/05/2012 1 Minute Read

New baseball stadium near Paris inaugurated

Another new international baseball stadium was inaugurated in Europe on Wednesday. After new ballparks were built in Brest (Belarus), Mainz (Germany), Sundbyberg (Sweden) and Parma (Italy) in recent years, a new field was inaugurated in Senart (France) a couple of kilometers south of Paris, raising the prospects for more elite level baseball events in France and Europe.

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President Fraccari attends the Awarding of Jacques Rogge in Rome
15/05/2012 1 Minute Read

President Fraccari attends the Awarding of Jacques Rogge in Rome

The IOC President, in the final 16 months, received the “Onesti” prize, dedicated to the memory of former Italian Olympic Committee President

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500 Boys and Girls enjoy Baseball in School Tournament in Navarra, Spain
10/05/2012 1 Minute Read

500 Boys and Girls enjoy Baseball in School Tournament in Navarra, Spain

During Easter holidays, the Navarra Baseball and Softball Federation organized the 6th edition of the Baseball Schools Tournament, in which more than 500 boys and girls enjoy playing baseball in a fantastic baseball event.

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28/04/2012 1 Minute Read

Try Outs for the MLB European Academy will happen in May

Major League Baseball will host in Tirrenia (Italy) from August 1st through August 17th the 8th edition of their Camp for european prospects. It’s the same Camp where the course to the Big Leagues was set in the Summer of 2005 for Alex Liddi.

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19/04/2012 1 Minute Read

Italy’s Alessandro Maestri to compete in Japan

Despite knowing the challenges that he was to face, Italy’s Alessandro Maestri decided to embark upon a journey that no other Italian has embarked upon—destination: Japan’s Shikoku Island League.

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17/03/2012 1 Minute Read

Martin Miller is no more the President of European baseball

Martin Miller (right in the cover picture, awarding Dutch Federation’s Technical Director Rob Eenhoorn) quit as the President of the European Confederation (CEB). During the Congress in Rotterdam (The Netherlands), the Executive of CEB was beaten in a voting that proposed some Statutes modifications.

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