International Baseball

January 20, 2009

GB and the IBAF World Rankings – The IBAF recently published a list of world rankings.  BaseballGB looked at them from a British perspective, including getting the thoughts of Great Britain’s senior head coach Stephan Rapaglia.

World Baseball Classic – Provisional Rosters – The provisional rosters were announced on Monday and, judging by the players involved, the second staging of the tournament will be even better than the first.

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Fantasy competition, Giambi, Burrell and Bradley

January 11, 2009
  • BaseballGB Fantasy League – a fantasy competition invitation.
  • Giambi brings hope for good times ahead – The signing of a former favourites gives A’s fans extra cause for optimism.  Braves fans might struggle to match it right now.
  • Rays and Cubs take context into consideration – Taking a look at a couple of free agent outfielders who have finally found a new home.

  • Will Lintern Q&A

    January 5, 2009

    The latest in BaseballGB’s series of interviews with Great Britain baseball players is now available.  This time we are talking with Will Lintern about how he came to play baseball, his time playing college baseball in the U.S., his participation in the British National Baseball League, representing his country and his various coaching roles.

    The full article can be found here.


    MLB.tv, Google Books and Awards

    January 5, 2009
  • Cartoons by Rex Phillips added to Project Cobb site
  • MLB.com – 2008 review and looking ahead – Assessing the multimedia content provided by MLB.com during 2008 and what 2009 may hold in store,
  • Game Time: A Baseball Companion by Roger Angell – a review of this collection,
  • Baseball on Google Books – From copies of Baseball Digest to an interesting find in a 1928 edition of  ‘Popular Mechanics’, Google Books offers baseball fans lots of material to read,
  • BaseballGB 2008 Awards – Part One – looking back at the 2008 MLB season,
  • BaseballGB 2008 Awards – Part Two .