It was a good week for Irish Baseball! On November 8, 2017, Irish Junior National Team pitcher Mark Neville signed a National Letter of Intent with Marist College. Marist College, located on the banks of the Hudson River in Poughkeepsie, NY, was founded in 1905. The baseball team competes in the MAAC conference (Division-I). A Key Member of the Irish Junior National Team’s Gold Medal Run Mark was a key member of the 18U Irish Junior National Baseball Team’s historic gold medal run at the 2017 European B-Pool Championship Tournament in Zurich, Switzerland. He appeared in four three games, throwing...Read More
Yankees Legend Don Larsen Shows His Support For Irish Baseball! Add another name to the growing list of fans who support Irish Baseball! The newest Irish fan is none other than Yankees legend Don Larsen! Larsen — who threw the only perfect game in World Series history — became interested in Irish Baseball through his friendship with Tom Keefe. Keefe is the founder of the Eddie Gaedel Society — a fan club for Eddie Gaedel, the shortest player to ever appear in a Major League Baseball game. Got all that? Good! Now, some of you younger folks may not...Read More
Irish Baseball got a big boost this past summer when the Irish 18U Junior National Baseball Team won the gold medal at the European B-Pool Championship Tournament in Zurich, Switzerland.Read More
The Baseball United Foundation recently brought 16-year old Irish baseball player Fionn Gallaher-Hall to the USA to attend a Nike Baseball Camp in New York! Fionn’s trip to the USA was part of the Baseball United Foundation’s “Baseball Exchange” initiative. In 2014, BUF brought 14-year old Liam Shier to New York and Rhode Island. In 2015, 17-year old catcher Paul Carey attended the Nike Baseball Camp at Mercy College in New York. In 2016, American baseball coach Eric Helmrich traveled to Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland to run a youth baseball camp and work with members of the Irish National...Read More
Fans of Irish Baseball were out in full force on August 20, 2017, to show their support for the Irish Junior National Baseball Team. Players and coaches from the team were on hand to meet fans and discuss their recent gold medal performance at the European Championship Qualifier Tournament in Zurich, Switzerland. Ireland won the gold medal by going an undefeated 4-0 in pool play — defeating Belgium, Switzerland, Poland and Russia — before defeating Belgium in the gold medal game by a score of 12-0. Over the course of five games, Ireland outscored opponents by a score of...Read More
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