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    North West Softball Series ends for 2018 with highest-ever turnout

    The 2018 North West Softball Series ended with a bang at Parrs Wood High School in Didsbury, Manchester on Saturday 15 September, as the third of three tournaments had the best turnout to date, with 12 teams entering from across the North of England.

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    Horsham Baseball and Softball Club aiming to rise again

    Horsham Baseball and Softball Club has spent the past 18 months re-forming and re-focusing its priorities to once again become a key club in the town’s sporting landscape, offering both youth baseball and adult softball.

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    BaseballSoftballUK announces 2018-19 Academy and HPA Tryout Dates

    BaseballSoftballUK is pleased to announce dates for both the Baseball and Softball Academy programmes and tryout dates for its High Performance Academy programmes for the 2018-19 training season.

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    BSUK introduces baseball at Disability Sports Coach Festival

    On Friday 27 July, BaseballSoftballUK supported a Summer Club Games Festival run by the organisation Disability Sports Coach (DSC) at the Westway Sports Centre in London to develop and increase disabled participation in baseball.

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    BSUK welcomes appointment of new Sport England CEO

    BaseballSoftballUK is delighted to hear of the appointment of Tim Hollingsworth as CEO of Sport England, announced on Friday 24 August.

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    Touching Base Episode 12: The Past and Future of Baseball in the UK

    Having been talked into starting on short rest, it’s episode 12 of Touching Base, a podcast from BaseballSoftballUK

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    Ross Kendrick: the hero of the 1938 World Cup triumph

    Possessing grit and guile in equal measure, Ross Kendrick was an adversary that no pitcher would have wished to do battle with in British baseball’s heyday of the mid-to-late 1930s.  He is best remembered as the pitcher who shut out the visiting team of American Olympians twice when England defeated America 4-1 in the famous Test Series.

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    Touching Base Episode 11: England WON the World Cup?

    Taking a page from history and using it to shield ourselves from the sun, it’s episode 11 of Touching Base, a podcast from BaseballSoftballUK

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    England beats the US at baseball: the whole story

    It was a long time ago, and it was a different world, but it’s still hard to believe that in August 1938, a five-game series between a baseball team representing England and a team that represented the United States was played in the north of England, and ended in a 4-1 victory for the English team.

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    England: the first baseball World Champions

    To celebrate the week 80 years ago when an English All-Star Team defeated a team of American Olympians in a five-match “Test Series” to earn the title of the first Baseball Amateur World Champions, we offer below a summary of the event by British baseball historian Josh Chetwynd that was printed in The Observer newspaper some years ago.

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