Transactions in Belgian Baseball: Antwerp Eagles

Just like earlier this year, the Dutch Baseball Hangout would like to pay attention to the transactions in the Belgian Baseball Gold (BBG) League, next year called the Top League. The transaction period in Belgium ended at December 1, so time to start with the ninth blog post. This one is about the Antwerp Eagles. Belgium's oldest …

Transactions in Belgian Baseball: MSG Phoenix BSC

Just like earlier this year, the Dutch Baseball Hangout would like to pay attention to the transactions in the Belgian Baseball Gold (BBG) League, next year called the Top League. The transaction period in Belgium ended at December 1, so time to start with the third blog post. This one is about the MSC Phoenix …

Transactions in Belgian Baseball: Hoboken Pioneers

Just like earlier this year, the Dutch Baseball Hangout would like to pay attention to the transactions in the Belgian Baseball Gold (BBG) League. The transaction period in Belgium ended at December 1, so time to start with the second blog post. This one is about the reigning champions of Belgium, the Hoboken Pioneers. According …

Transactions in Belgian Baseball: Borgerhout Squirrels

Just like earlier this year, the Dutch Baseball Hangout would like to pay attention to the transactions in the Belgian Baseball Gold (BBG) League. The transaction period in Belgium ended at December 1, so time to start with the first blog post. The 2021 Borgerhout Squirrels will receive a couple of new players. Normally, during …

Big changes in Belgium’s Top Baseball League for 2021

In a news letter, the KBBSF (Royal Belgian Baseball and Softball Federation) has announced that the highest Belgian League will be completely different for the 2021 season. After the league was shrunk from eight teams to six in 2017, it will be expanded on a much larger scale. The news letter started with the statement …

Seven-Inning Baseball Games: Good or Bad?

Due to the coronavirus, several European leagues played games of seven innings instead of nine. The Belgian Baseball Gold League was one of them. Also the Italian Serie A1 played seven innings. But with the latter, there was more behind this decision. At the start of the 2020 season in Italy, there was a video …

Belgian and Dutch baseball hit by COVID-19 again

With the coronavirus rearing up its ugly head again, baseball in Europe is hit once more. Both in the Netherlands and in Belgium, the sport is affected Last night the Dutch government held a press conference in which it announced that ALL sports games will be played without attendance. This will be for a period …

Belgian Baseball to return on August 28, adopts nine innings again.

After the Flemish government shut down all sporting competitions for the month of August, the Belgian government allowed sports games again about a week ago. But it was not quite clear when baseball would start again. Today, the KBBSF came with a press release. In the press release, Base- and Softball Federation announced the following: …

Official Statement regarding Belgian Baseball

As you could read about the likeliness of the postponement of the Baseball Gold League in Belgium, earlier this week, the KBBSF (Royal Belgian Baseball and Softball Federation) has released an official statement. Full competition stop for all Belgian Baseball and Softball competitions for at least 4 weeks! The KBBSF has decided, in accordance with …

Baseball Gold season in Belgium likely postponed

Earlier today you could read here that baseball games in Flanders (Belgium) have to be played without an audience. But it has gotten worse. Since the Province of Antwerp is a hotspot of the resurgence of the coronavirus, the governor of the province has announced several extra steps to contain the virus. Next to a …

Belgian Baseball without Fans

For the time being, Belgian baseball games will be played without fans in the stands. The Minister of Sports of Flanders, the Dutch-speaking part of Belgium, and the Belgian sporting sector have decided to ban all spectators from sports matches in an attempt to contain the new spread of the coronavirus. The Belgian sporting sector …

Belgium Baseball Gold 2020: Round 1, Day 1

Finally, after a long wait, the competition in Belgium has started. Today the following games in the Baseball Gold League were scheduled: Hoboken Pioneers @ Brasschaat Braves, Royal Greys @ Deurne Spartans, and Borgerhout Squirrels @ Merchtem Cats.   Merchtem Cats 0 - 21 Borgerthout Squirrels   Last year's runner up took on the recently promoted …

2020 Schedule Belgian BBG League online

The 2020 BBG (Baseball Gold) season is for real now. Today, the KBBSF (Royal Belgian Baseball and Softball Federation) put the schedule of the BBG League online. In the past week there were some rumors that the Royal Greys would not participate in the BBG, but luckily that rumor is not true. As written before, …

Belgian competition will start on July 4

Last week you could read a blog post about the BBG (Baseball Gold) League in Belgium and its possible start on July 4. Since yesterday night it is official. Belgian baseball will start on July 3. According to a press release, baseball will start on July 3, but since that is on a Friday, it …