A total overhaul of Major League Baseball’s structure?

June 16, 2010

Rob Nelson – or “Nellie” – was a Maverick in the minor leagues and a renegade in British baseball. Now he has a revolutionary idea to reshape Major League Baseball. 

Find out more about his proposal at BaseballGB.


MLB’s Interleague history

May 25, 2010

We’ve just completed our first burst of interleague play in the 2010 MLB season. Want to learn more about the history of the two leagues coming together? Why not read Russ Dyas’s most recent article at BaseballGB: ‘Interleague Play & The Marmite Effect: 63 Years In The Making’.

MLB.TV 2010 Prices

January 28, 2010

MLB.com has released the details of the 2010 MLB.TV and MLB.TV Premium subscriptions.  A British perspective on the new offerings, and the new prices, is available now at BaseballGB.co.uk


Thoughts on Baseball and Softball’s Olympic hopes being dashed

August 22, 2009

The International Olympic Committee (IOC) Executive Board announced on 13 August that golf and rugby would be put forward for entry to the 2016 Olympics.  The decision ended baseball and softball’s hopes for an immediate return to the Olympic fold after a previous decision in 2005 removed the sports from the 2012 London Games.

Read more at BaseballGB about what this means for the future of baseball in Great Britain and as an international sport.

Great Britain heading to Croatia for Baseball World Cup

July 26, 2009

Great Britain were originally scheduled to play their first round Baseball World Cup games in Moscow, Russia.  If that appeared to be an unusual venue, the new home of Pool D will seem just as strange at first glance.

Great Britain and Japan will be playing in Zagreb, Croatia, alongside the home nation and Nicaragua.  The change of venue less than two months before the tournament is set to start is the latest twist in the story of Great Britain’s World Cup aventure.  Read more about the latest news at BaseballGB here.

Q&A with the GM of the Great Britain baseball team

February 22, 2009

BaseballGB recently spoke to Great Britain’s general manger, Alan Smith, about his long playing career in Britain and his current role.

Great Britain, Baseball World Cup, Manny and more

February 1, 2009
  • GB national team player biographies published – Want to learn about the Great Britain baseball team?  There’s much more information out there than you think.
  • Mixed reports on World Cup progress – ticket sales in Germany, venues undecided in Italy,
  • Has Boras messed up Manny’s deal? – the top free agent still looking for a team,
  • If I Never Get Back by Darryl Brock – a book review of this classic baseball novel,