Last month we brought you in-country moves from around the European baseball and softball leagues. Now, we’re introducing you to the transcontinental journeymen that may soon be playing at a park near you. Baseball Pontus Byström Prior Team/Country: Stockholm Monarchs . Sweden Current Team/Country: Hamburg Stealers . Germany Position: Outfield Citizenship: Sweden Trevor Caughey Prior Team/Country: Warsaw Centaury . Poland Current Team/Country: Berlin Flamingos . Germany Posit
During last week’s July 4th celebrations at the U.S. Embassy in Romania, there were a number of very special events and guests. Partnering with the Romanian Federation of Baseball and Softball (RFBS) the Romanian national team helped host the week-long extravaganza.
Continuing their celebration of Jackie Robinson’s life and legacy, the embassy invited several former MLB players, as well as Mr. Robinson’s daughter Sharon, to the festivities. In their release concerning the e
The 4th of July. The day the American people celebrate the country's independence from Britain. Over the years much has been written about, and around, this glorious summer's day filled with picnics, fireworks and baseball. This year, teams across Europe decided to use the date as a kick-off for their own brand of summertime celebrations. Czech Republic & Germany In a three-day friendly matchup between the Czech Republic and German national teams, the two teams will meet up i
On Jackie Robinson Day, in a soccer stadium in the middle of Romania, everyone got to be #42, just like the men in the bigs… Last Saturday baseball players around the world had the once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to wear #42. In honor of Jackie Robinson’s first day in the MLB, April 15, 1947, every April 15th is Jackie Robinson Day in all of American Baseball. This year, that tradition crossed the Atlantic and took root in the city of Constana, Romania as well. It all started