2017 was a big year for Irish Baseball and 2018 is shaping up to be even bigger! The Confederation of European Baseball has announced that the 2018 European Championships in the 18U Junior Division will take place in Grosseto, Italy from July 9 – 15. Team Ireland will face-off against European baseball powerhouses including The Netherlands, Italy, Germany and Great Britain. You read that right — Ireland vs. Great Britain. On the baseball diamond! A Brief History of the Irish Junior National Baseball Team Last year, Ireland won the European B-Pool Qualifying Tournament in Zurich, Switzerland. The Irish won...Read More
Baseball legend Steve Garvey is the latest former MLB star to support Irish Baseball.Read More
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
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