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Baseball Ireland has announced the 2016 roster for the Irish National Baseball Team.

Attention Irish Baseball fans!

The Irish National Baseball Team roster for the 2016 European Championships has been announced! This year’s squad is a great mix of Irish-born and Irish-American dual citizens. No matter where they are from, they all want to represent Ireland on an international stage and bring home a gold medal!

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And now you can buy your own Irish baseball caps and Irish National Baseball Team T-shirts in our online store!

Via Baseball Ireland:

Irish National Baseball Team Manager Sean Mitchell has announced the 2016 squad and the 22 man travelling squad for the European Baseball Championships.

European Championships will be held in Ljubljana, Slovenia from 23-31 July

2016 Irish National Baseball Team (Extended Roster)
1 Anglin (co-captain) Nat
2 Carey Paul
3 Carter Stephen
4 Coady Daniel
5 Cuevas Jamie
6 Cunningham Joe
7 Dolan JP
8 Ewansiha Osas
9 Fairbairn Jack
10 Farrell (co-captain) Leo
11 Federico-O’Murchu Paolo
12 Ferrato Michael-Anthony
13 Fox Alan
14 Geoghegan Frank
15 Higgins Tom
16 McKendry Rob
17 Molloy Pete
18 O’Shea Patrick
19 O’Sullivan Michael
20 Power Brendan
21 Rizo Sal
22 Scott Brendan
23 Shier Liam
24 Smith Brian
25 Steerman Matt
26 Treacy Mark
27 Viola Dan
28 Whelan Ronan
29 Williams Jesse
30 Woodburne Daniel

European Championships Traveling Squad
1 Anglin Nat
2 Carey Paul
3 Carter Stephen
4 Cuevas Jamie
5 Cunningham Joe
6 Farrell Leo
7 Federico-O’Murchu Paolo
8 Ferrato Michael-Anthony
9 Fox Alan
10 Geoghegan Frank
11 Molloy Pete
12 O’Shea Patrick
13 O’Sullivan Michael
14 Power Brendan
15 Rizo Sal
16 Scott Brendan
17 Shier Liam
18 Smith Brian
19 Steerman Matt
20 Treacy Mark
21 Williams Jesse
22 Woodburne Daniel

Fairbairn Jack
McKendry Rob
Viola Dan

Management Team
Mitchell Sean Manager
St Amand Chris Coach
Friedman David Assistant Coach
Murray Adam Scorekeeper

Congratulations to all selected and good luck for 2016!

And if you’d like to brush up on the history of Ireland’s National Baseball Team, check out  the documentary on Irish baseball, “The Emerald Diamond”: