The Irish Junior National Baseball Team

The Irish Junior National Baseball Team roster includes players from County Meath and County Wicklow in Ireland, as well as players from New York, Massachusetts, Connecticut, California, and New Hampshire. All players are Irish citizens. The team will be competing in the 2017 18U European Championship Qualifiers in Zurich, Switzerland this summer. The tournament takes place the week of July 10-15.

Player Profile: Ian McNamara

Ian McNamara is a P/3B from Northampton, MA.

IRISH CITIZENSHIP: Ian’s maternal grandfather — Eric O’Neill — was born in Limerick.

FAST FACTS: Ian’s favorite MLB player is Noah Syndergaard and his favorite team is the Boston Red Sox… Ian last visited family in Ireland in 2015.

MAKE A DONATION: The Irish Junior National Team is raising money for their trip to the European Championships in Zurich, Switzerland. A donation of $10 or more is greatly appreciated! All donations are processed by The Baseball United Foundation, a 501c3 charitable organization based in New York. Donations tax-deductible.