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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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Herts Baseball Club 2020 AGM details announced

Herts Baseball Club 2020 AGM details announced

  Herts Baseball Club has confirmed that its 23rd Annual General Meeting will take place on Sunday, 5 [Read More]

Falcons’ Ryan Bird elected to Hall of Fame

Falcons’ Ryan Bird elected to Hall of Fame

A former Herts Falcons star, who helped the team to its first ever National Baseball League pennant, has been given a [Read More]

MVP vote results are in

MVP vote results are in

The Most Valuable Players (MVP) of the ten Herts adult and youth teams have been announced.  This year the club opened [Read More]

It’s time to cast your votes

It’s time to cast your votes

It has been a record year for Herts Baseball Club with 116 players appearing for the five Herts adult league teams and [Read More]

A bright Futures at Herts

A bright Futures at Herts

The British weather doesn't always allow for those visions of long summer days at the ballpark to become a [Read More]