2022 Belgian Division 1: Round 6

For round six of the Belgian Division 1, the following doubleheaders were scheduled: Merchtem Cats @ Brussels Kangaroos, Deurne Spartans @ Namur Angels, Hoboken Pioneers @ Sunville Tigers, Mortsel Stars @ Brasschaat Braves, and Borgerhout Squirrels @ Mont-Saint-Guibert Phoenix. Merchtem Cats  @  Brussels Kangaroos (6 - 4 ; 2 - 10)A surprising result in game …

2022 Belgian Division 1: Round 1

Finally, the baseball season in Belgium has started as well. Yesterday, the first round of Division 1 was played. Like last year, the highest Belgian league contains eleven teams, this time due to the withdrawal of the Antwerp Eagles. Here is a summary of the games. Division 1 A Merchtem Cats @ Hoboken Pioneers (0 …

Practice Match Between The Brussels Kangaroos And The Borgerhout Squirrels: A Photo Impression

Today, yours truly went to Borgerhout (Antwerp) to attend a game between hosts Borgerhout Squirrels and guests Brussels Kangaroos. For the Kangaroos it was the first practice game after coming out of hibernation and it showed. The team looked somewhat rusty but of course, several injuries and sicknesses didn't help their cause. The game took …

Schedule Belgian Division 1 Presented

Yesterday, the KBBSF (Royal Belgian Baseball and Softball Federation) presented the schedules for all baseball and softball leagues. The main attention in this blog post will be for Division 1 even though there is some good news to be told about Belgian baseball and softball in general. According to the press release, there will be …

Transactions in Belgian Baseball For The 2022 Season: Brussels Kangaroos

In today's episode about "Transactions in Belgian Baseball For The 2022 Season," we pay attention to perhaps the biggest surprise of the 2021 season, the Brussels Kangaroos. As you may know, the Kangaroos earned a spot in Division 1 as the highest league of Belgian Baseball BB1 was merged with the second tier league BB2. …

Brasschaat Braves @ Brussels Kangaroos: A Photo Impression

Yesterday, yours truly went to the Belgian capital Brussels to attend a doubleheader between the Brasschaat Braves and the Brussels Kangaroos. The Kangaroos base- and softball club is a melting pot of nationalities. The flagship team contains Spanish speaking players, Japanese players and players from Belgium. Since the baseball field is located at the border …

2021 Belgian Gold Division: Round 5

In the fifth and final round of the Gold Division, Belgian playoffs, the following games were scheduled: Brasschaat Braves @ Brussels Kangaroos, Borgerhout Squirrels @ Mont-Saint-Guibert Phoenix, and Hoboken Pioneers @ Deurne Spartans. Brasschaat Braves  14  -  3  Brussels KangaroosAfter both teams had to do their warmups next to the field because a soccer game …

2021 Belgian Gold Division: Round 4

In the fourth and penultimate round of the Belgian Gold Division, the following doubleheaders were scheduled: Borgerhout Squirrels @ Brasschaat Braves, Deurne Spartans @ Mont-Saint-Guibert Phoenix, and Hoboken Pioneers @ Brussels Kangaroos. Borgerhout Squirrels  3  -  4  Brasschaat BravesIn a nail biter, the game needed ten innings as it was tied at three after nine …

2021 Belgian Baseball Gold Division: Round 3

In the third round of the Gold Division (playoffs), the following doubleheaders were scheduled: Brasschaat Braves @ Hoboken Pioneers, Mont-Saint-Guibert Phoenix @ Brussels Kangaroos, and Deurne Spartans @ Borgerhout Squirrels. Brasschaat Braves  7  -  3  Hoboken PioneersIn the first game between what many see as the main candidates to reach the Belgian Championship Series, the …

2021 Belgian Baseball Gold Division: Round 2

There was still one game scheduled today. The one between the Deurne Spartans and the Brussels Kangaroos. Where the Spartans suffered just a 2-0 loss yesterday, they were put on the rack today. Brussels Kangaroos 18 - 5 Deurne SpartansAfter the Kangaroos took a 2-0 lead in the top of the first inning, the Spartans …

Belgian Baseball: Playoff Landscape And Play Down Landscape Set

This weekend it was officially the last weekend of the regular season in the Belgian Division 1. Except for a few make up games, all official regular season games are played. So it is time to evaluate the season. Shortly before the season, the Royal Greys decided to step back. [EDIT] Unlike several European Countries, …

Belgian Baseball (and Softball) to Start in The Upcoming Weekend

A few weeks ago, the announcement was made already but now it becomes very real. In the upcoming weekend, all of baseball and softball in Belgium will start. The timing couldn't be better. Since there is no baseball in the Dutch hoofdklasse in the coming weeks, the start of the baseball season in Belgium couldn't …

Transactions in Belgium Baseball: Brussels Kangaroos

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 fourth blog post. This one is about the Brussels Kangaroos …

My Top Ten of Belgian Baseball Caps

After several top tens about MLB, MiLB, European, and Dutch baseball caps, I thought it was time for a Belgian edition.  So here we go. 10. Namur Angels Normally I like classic logos better than new looking ones, but the exception makes the rule. The logo on the cap of the Namur Angels is such …

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