New South Wales wins National U15 Girls Championship in Australia


In the second inning on Tuesday night April 3 (2012) in Havana’s Latin American Stadium Granma’s Alfredo Despaigne cracked home run number 34 of the current National Series season. It was the first of two loud Despaigne cannon shots on the night that highlighted a 21-10 romp over Havana Industriales before an enthusiastic crowd announced at slightly above 12,000 partisans. Despaigne’s two homers capped a season-long pursuit of a new league home run standard that the Granma slugger himself had surrendered only one season back.

Men’s World Championship one year away


The official countdown to the ISF XIII Men’s World Championship begins in earnest with the one-year-to-go milestone celebrated in Auckland today.

Kao Chih Kang will represent Asia’s athletes in the Olympic reinstatement campaign


Kao Chih-Kang of Chinese Taipei was named Asia’s Player Representative for the IBAF Olympic Reinstatement Campaign.
Kao is currently the starting catcher for the Uni-President Lions in the CPBL and has represented his country in major international competitions.

Australian Baseball Federation welcomes new President


After six years as President of the Australian Baseball Federation (ABF), Mr Geoff Pearce has resigned as President and will be succeeded by Mr David Hynes, effective immediately.

Robbie Perkins Signs With Colorado Rockies


Perkins participated in the Major League Baseball Australian Academy Program (MLBAAP) in June of 2011. The MLBAAP hosts young baseballers from all over the country for two months on the Gold Coast giving them the opportunity to train with top coaches and scouts.

Results 18U Oceania Championship Final Day February 2


Australia has won the 2012 18U Oceania Championship, which was held at Paseo Stadium in Guam. The team from down under defeated New Zealand 17-2 in the gold medal game on Thursday. It was the seventh win in as many games for Australia to finish the tournament with a perfect 7-0 record. The event served as qualifier for the XXV IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship, which takes place from August 30 to September 8, 2012 in Seoul, Korea.

Big Win for the Big Cats – Sydney Women’s Invitational

Big Win for the Big Cats – Sydney Women’s Invitational

Day 4 and final day of the Sydney Women’s Invitational at Blacktown International Sportspark was a Victorian day as the two Victorian teams defeated the local Sydney sides to reach the championship game.

ABF announces 2012 Baseball Australia Hall of Fame Inductees


Baseball Australia Hall of Fame membership is divided into two categories of excellence; 1.) Playing and 2.) Managing / Coaching. All members are inducted in one of eight eras and nominations adhere to strict standards of criteria for selection, with the primary criteria being that a nominee must have had a prolonged impact on the game of Baseball at the highest level available at that time and not be deemed to have brought the game of Baseball into disrepute.

MLB Ambassador and Envoy Programmes Bring talented Trio to Auckland for MLB’s Training with the Pros Camp


Major League Baseball (MLB) and Baseball New Zealand are teaming up to present ‘Training with the Pros’ baseball camp and clinics across Auckland this month, with a week of world-class baseball instruction featuring three current Major League Baseball players plus some of New Zealand’s top coaches and national team players.

Australian Women’s National Team with Camp


The Senior Women’s Baseball Camp is underway at Nurrabundah Baseball Fields in Canberra, and from all reports it’s very hot, but the women aren’t letting that stop them.