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 …

Belgium Presents Roster for European Championship

In an e-mail with loads of information, the KBBSF (Royal Belgian Baseball and Softball Federation) announced the roster of the Red Hawks, the Belgian national team. The intriguing part of this roster is that it contains hardly any foreign players. One to be exact. Compare this to "Israel" and "Greece," which both have over 90% …

Belgian Top League Is Not Within Sight Of a Start Yet

Curious about an eventual start of the Belgian Top League, yours truly contacted some persons who know about the situation. Even if the Belgian federal government will liberalize the corona rules, it remains to be seen when the Belgian Top League can start. On May 8, several rules will be loosened again. That may mean …

Belgian baseball season competitive again in 2021

After a season in which the baseball season in Belgium was merely a friendly one than a competitive one, this year's competition will be serious again with promotion and relegation. The KBBSF (Royal Belgian Baseball and Softball Federation) made an announcement today. The announcement is as follows: "A few weeks ago, the KBBSF-FRBBS announced a …

With Baseball off the Olympic Agenda, Can We Return to Nine Innings?

Last week it became clear that baseball will no longer be an Olympic sport after the 2021 Olympics in Tokyo. Clearly the sport was a gift for the organizing country since baseball in Japan is still BIG. But now baseball won't be an Olympic sport in 2024, it is time think about the return to …

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 …

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 …

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 …

Corona: Different Situations in Europe’s main Baseball Competitions, an update

A month ago, you could read an overview of the baseball situation in each of the main baseball countries in Europe as they all were/are hit by the measurements that surround the coronavirus. Here is an update per country. Belgium: Last week, the KBBSF (Royal Belgian Baseball and Softball Federation) sent a letter to all …

Baseball Gold Season in Belgium may start on July 4

In a letter to all clubs in Belgium the KBBSF (Royal Belgium Baseball and Softball Federation) has asked their members (clubs) to deliver the number of teams with which they (the clubs) want to participate in the upcoming season.  The reason for this letter is the loosening of the corona rules by the Belgian government. …

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