On the back of last season's historic promotion campaign by the Herts Falcons baseball team, the club received massive interest over the winter break and are proud to now operate a brand new second team in the 1st division of the British Baseball Federation.
Comprised mainly of players totally new to the game with a mixture of experienced players, including 20-year veteran Paul Raybould managing the team, the Falcons 2 won both of their pre-season games. It was simply bad luck that their first league game was up against promotion favourites Havering.
On a bright, sunny day, the Falcons kept the score close through the first 3 innings. Then, Havering exploded with 5 runs in the 4th to take a 9 – 3 lead. They added 5 more runs in the 5th and 6th innings while the Falcons were unable to score and Havering won the game 14 – 3.
The Falcons may have started the league season with a defeat but a lot was learned and they are looking forward to their trip to