Mortsel Stars @ Namur Angels: A Photo Impression

Yours truly headed to Namur, in the deep South of Belgium, to attend two baseball games between the Mortsel Stars and the Namur Angels, that were played in the Belgian Silver League, something that would have been the relegation group. But since the Royal Greys withdrew from the Division 1 before the start of the …

2021 Belgian Baseball Gold Division

On the first day of the Baseball Gold Division, a second round robin for the top three finishers in both Group A and B, the following doubleheaders were scheduled: Mont-Saint-Guibert Phoenix @ Hoboken Pioneers and Brussels Kangaroos @ Borgerhout Squirrels. The other series, Brasschaat Braves @ Deurne Spartans, has been postponed due to obligations of …

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 …

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 …

Transactions in Belgian Baseball: Namur Angels

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 fifth blog post. This one is about the Namur Angels. …

The Dutch Baseball Hangout Interviews Charlotte Meert, First Female in the Highest Belgian Baseball League

France did have the scoop when Melissa Mayeux started to play for the Division 1 Montpellier Barracudas. But Belgium is a good second with Charlotte Meert. Time for you to get acquainted with the first female player in the highest Belgian Baseball League. Charlotte started playing baseball at the age of six. She started her …

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 …