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Herts come up empty after last inning dramas

Herts come up empty after last inning dramas

Sometimes, sport can be a thing of beauty and can raise you up. Sometimes, it can be agonising. This one was an agonising weekend for the Herts baseball club. The Herts Raptors of the Single-A league travelled to the Essex Redbacks, missing some regulars because of [Read More]

Back in time: Herts young players help mark the dawn of baseball

Back in time: Herts young players help mark the dawn of baseball

Among the events featured in this British summer of baseball was one to mark the game's origins right here in England. Herts' own Robert Gregory was on hand to witness the day, and sent this report: On Sunday July 7th a Blue plaque unveiling event was held at [Read More]

An historic adventure: the Herts Falcons in Europe

An historic adventure: the Herts Falcons in Europe

There were trophies, triumphs, blowouts and rainouts in Herts baseball club’s first ever experience of European competition. And the players and fans lapped it up. The Herts Falcons, sponsored by Regin Products, took part in the European Federations Cup qualifier in [Read More]

BBC presenters agree to face Herts youth stars

BBC presenters agree to face Herts youth stars

It was perhaps a foolhardy moment for two of the stalwarts of sports broadcasting in Hertfordshire. Or was it the moment an epic confrontation was set in train? Geoff Doyle and Luke Ashmead of BBC 3 Counties Radio were just wrapping up their interview with Herts' own Lee [Read More]

Father-son duets do the double for Herts

Father-son duets do the double for Herts

At times, it looked as if the Herts Raptors would struggle to get a team together for Sunday's trip to the Tonbridge Bobcats, as Father's Day stripped away a few regulars from the line-up. In the end, the 9 players they got together played one of their best all-around [Read More]

Battling the ‘Enfield hop’

Battling the ‘Enfield hop’

London Capitals, 11 - Herts Falcons, 9 In a game where forfeit (and consequently the dashing of any playoff berth hopes) looked likely, the Herts Falcons battled adversity all day long in the Father’s Day matchup with the London Capitals. (more…) [Read More]

Raptors burn Inferno to spark their season

Raptors burn Inferno to spark their season

Herts Raptors 25-14 Bracknell Inferno, April 23rd 2017 - by Rob Jones This victory by the Raptors, on the Opening Day of the Single-A season, was the perfect illustration of old and new working together. One of the crucial runs to seal the deal in the bottom of the [Read More]

Depleted Falcons regress from run of good form

Depleted Falcons regress from run of good form

On a day where the Falcons could barely cobble together a 9-man side, Herts limped to a 10-4 loss against the first place London Mets. Injuries to Conner Brown (tricep), Darren Meintjes (finger) and the absences of shortstop Louis Hare, second basemen Ian McCann and [Read More]

Falcons playing spoiler, pick up win

Falcons playing spoiler, pick up win

On Sunday's triple-header affair at Grovehill Ballpark, it was almost as if the weather was tied to the Falcons emotions. The day started (early) with intermittent rain in the morning as the Falcons took on the 5th place Brighton Jets. Tyler Badenhorst was on the mound [Read More]

8th annual Hert Futures Tournament – Great Weather – Great Baseball – Great Britain

8th annual Hert Futures Tournament – Great Weather – Great Baseball – Great Britain

With teams attending from all over the country; from as far as Halton in the North, Essex in the East, Brighton in the South and High Wycome in the West; Herts Baseball Club hosted its eighth annual futures tournament at their home ground, Grovehill Ballpark, on Saturday [Read More]

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First rainout of 2020

First rainout of 2020

All five games involving Herts baseball teams tomorrow, Sunday, 16 August, have been cancelled due to waterlogged [Read More]

Government approves Covid-secure return of baseball

Government approves Covid-secure return of baseball

The UK government has confirmed that they have approved the British Baseball Federation and BSUK guidance for the [Read More]

Herts adjust 2020 BBF league entries due to Covid-19

Herts adjust 2020 BBF league entries due to Covid-19

As the world gradually starts to come out of the lockdown, the British Baseball Federation is assessing options to [Read More]

All time greatest Herts starting lineup

All time greatest Herts starting lineup

Over the last few weeks Herts fans as well as those from the wider baseball community have been casting their votes to [Read More]

A look at the 2020 BBF league lineup while we wait at home

A look at the 2020 BBF league lineup while we wait at home

Last Sunday would have been the Opening Day of the 2020 British baseball season. For now, the hundreds of baseball [Read More]