Friday October 20th 2017

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One more last-minute HSL entry

One more last-minute HSL entry

Last week we announced the team lineup for the 2013 Herts Spring League (HSL). At the time the number of team entries was 16. It has now increased to 17. The Essex Arrows, who are members of the National Baseball League (NBL), have made a late entry. This means that six of [Read More]

“Bring a Friend” for Herts Baseball Club’s Open Day this Saturday and Sunday

“Bring a Friend” for Herts Baseball Club’s Open Day this Saturday and Sunday

The Herts baseball teams returned to the ballpark for the first time at the weekend after spending the previous six weeks preparing indoors. The weather forecast shows that the sun will come out and temperatures are expected to rise to 13oC later this week. Spring is here [Read More]

Former Minnesota Twins infielder joins Herts Falcons

Former Minnesota Twins infielder joins Herts Falcons

British baseball clubs do not have the financial capacity to compete for talent with the multi-million dollar budgets of Major League Baseball clubs in America and the NPB league teams in Japan, but sometimes circumstances work in favour of British baseball teams enabling [Read More]

16 teams will signal the arrival of Spring in the 2013 HSL

16 teams will signal the arrival of Spring in the 2013 HSL

UPDATE: After this article was posted the Essex Arrows (NBL) made a last minute HSL entry to make it 17 teams in total. Herts Baseball Club has confirmed that 16 teams have entered this year’s Herts Spring League (HSL). The teams come from all British baseball leagues [Read More]

Cardinals added to Herts Baseball family

Cardinals added to Herts Baseball family

Herts fans have been voting to decide the name of the Herts U14 team over the last few days. The polls closed at midnight on Monday and the results of the vote showed a four-way tie between Cardinals, Kestrels, Ospreys and Red Wings. To break the tie, the poll deadline was [Read More]

Herts Harriers confirmed as the club’s U17 team name. Only U14 team name remains to be decided

Herts Harriers confirmed as the club’s U17 team name. Only U14 team name remains to be decided

The poll closed a few minutes ago and Herts Baseball Club can officially confirm that the name of the Herts U17 league team is Herts Harriers. The Harriers proved to be the most popular name according to Herts baseball fans with 39.40% of the vote. A wave of votes in the [Read More]

Voting to decide Herts U17 team name has commenced

Voting to decide Herts U17 team name has commenced

Herts fans chose Herts Ravens as the name of the new Herts team which will play in the BBF AAA League in 2013. Now it is time for fans to select the name of the club’s U17 league team. The preliminary round of voting determined the 11 team names which are through [Read More]

Herts fans choose Ravens!

Herts fans choose Ravens!

The poll closed a few minutes ago and Herts Baseball Club can officially confirm that the name of the new Herts adult league team is Herts Ravens. The Ravens proved to be the most popular name amongst Herts baseball fans with 40% of the vote, but it was a close race won by [Read More]

Herts Hawks infielder to make 387 home run trots without a break for Crimestoppers UK

Herts Hawks infielder to make 387 home run trots without a break for Crimestoppers UK

2011 Infield Gold Glove winner and Herts Hawks member Ralph Bartholomew has been unable to participate in Spring Training this year as he’s deep into a training programme to prepare to run in the 33rd Virgin London Marathon this April. Although Ralph is not normally a [Read More]

Before the birds soared: A history of baseball in Hertfordshire

Before the birds soared: A history of baseball in Hertfordshire

While the neighbouring county of Essex adds a rich layer to the history of British baseball, the sport has burgeoned in Hertfordshire only in recent years. This article by Joe Gray, Herts Baseball Club’s newly appointed historian, chronicles adult baseball in the land of [Read More]

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