2023 Dutch hoofdklasse: Round Two, Day Three, Match of The Day

On day three, all four games were played. The most interesting (IMO) was the matchup between Amsterdam Pirates and DSS/Kinheim. Amsterdam Pirates  7  -  6  DSS/KinheimIn another matchup between two young teams, Amsterdam Pirates just needed one big inning to clinch the victory. After DSS/Kinheim had opened the score in the bottom of the first inning, …

2023 Dutch Hoofdklasse: Round 1, Game 1

After a complete rainout yesterday, three of tonight's four games could continue. Only the game between UVV and RCH-Pinguïns had to be rescheduled again. DSS/Kinheim  0  -  7  Curaçao NeptunusBeing no-hit for five innings, and being outhit 6 to 2 in the first seven innings, but still winning the game 7-0. That's the story of …

Personal Stories About Ballcaps: Regensburg Legionäre Alternate

This series is inspired by the must-read book “All Caps, Stories That Justify an Outrageous Hat Collection” by Craig Colby. Craig wrote this book about the many caps he has and the stories behind it. Anyhow, this series will be about the caps I own and the stories behind them.Today's episode is about one of the alternate …

How to make the Dutch hoofdklasse more attractive?

Since 2010 and likely earlier, it is not hard to predict which teams will play in the Holland Series. With a few exceptions, it has been Neptunus from Rotterdam and L&D Amsterdam Pirates. With this predictability, the interest for the Dutch hoofdklasse is declining.  Sure, die-hard baseball fans will always find their way to the …

Amsterdam Pirates go green

Dutch hoofdklasse baseball club Amsterdam Pirates have decided to go green as they have installed solar panels on the roof fo their clubhouse. By installing these solar panels, the club will save quite some money and become less dependent on the power companies. When asked, the club secretary explained what made Pirates, of which the flagship …

Mr. Pirates wins medal of the Amsterdam Sports Council

Last week you could read here that Loek Loevendie, a.k.a. Mr. Pirates or Uncle Loek was nominated for the medal of the Amsterdam Sports Council. Yesterday was the big day at the Amsterdam city theatre. Next to Mr. Loevendi, there were four other nominees; one of them fellow Amsterdam Pirates member Esther van Ede. The …

Mr. Pirates nominated for medal of the Amsterdam Sports Council

Loek Loevendie, also called mr. Pirates has been nominated for the 2016 medal of the Amsterdam Sports Council. Every year, the Sports Council gives this medal to a person or institution that shows devotion, courage, vision and ambition in the area of sports for the benefit of the Amsterdam civilians. With this medal the Sports Council …

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