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Great Britain National Team U12 (GB Baseball) play for the European Championship Qualifier

Author: BBF, 06/07/19

Tune in (6th July) and support GB Baseball U12 as they play for the Championship

Sat 6th, July 2019

Today, our Great Britain National Team U12 (GB Baseball) play for the European Championship Qualifier against Slovakia. 

EUROPEAN CHAMPIONSHIP QUALIFIER U12 

Earlier this week, GB Baseball U12 travelled to Trebic, CZ a town in the Moravian part of the Vysočina Region of the Czech Republic. Třebíč is a regional centre with a population of approximately 36,000. It is the administrative capital of the Třebíč District. Moreover, it is the host town for this years European Qualifier. 

The British Baseball Federation (BBF) oversees our National Team Programme. The BBF is a member of the Confederate European Baseball (CEB) which oversees organising the European Championships and Qualifiers.

GB Baseball U12 entered the Qualifiers after not winning last year abroad. 

GB Baseball competition in the Qualifier: Austria, Slovakia, Lithuania, Romania, and Ukraine. Competition for all teams started in the 2nd July and ends on 6th July, on two fields in Trebic, CZ.  

THINGS YOU SHOULD KNOW ABOUT THE GB BASEBALL U12 TEAM OVER FOUR DAYS OF COMPETITION

1. The U12 National Team have the most successful team ever at this level, as they won four games in a row in international competition, abroad. 

2. The U12 National Team have scored 54 runs and held their opponents to only 14, the best-run ratio ever at this level. 

3. The U12 National Team has hit the most home runs (three)  in an international Qualifier, at this level. 

5. The U12 National Team pitchers have held their opponents to just four earned runs over four games, the best ERA ever in an international Qualifier. 

6. The U12 National Team pitchers have 21 strikeouts over four games the most ever in an international Qualifier.  

7. Today, the U12 National Team play to win and go undefeated in the European Qualifier Tournament U12 starting at 13:00, so tune in to support GB Baseball link 

European Qualifier schedule: 

  • Tuesday,  2nd July | Great Britain (WIN) vs Romania 
  • Wednesday, 3rd July | Ukraine  vs Great Britain (WIN)
  • Thursday, 4th July | Great Britain (WIN) vs Lithuania 
  • Friday, 5th July | Great Britain (WIN) vs Austria. 
  • Saturday, 6th July | Slovakia vs Great Britain.  DESTINY AWAITS

GB BASEBALL ROSTER

  • Dylan Lawler 
  • Erik Gustafson 
  • Travis Harfield 
  • Sebastian Bozzo 
  • Benjamin Prangley 
  • Evan Miller 
  • Brandon Cochrane 
  • Samuel Yates 
  • Daniel Aisa Miller 
  • Samuel Sporleder 
  • Arnav Rai 
  • Lorenzo Fenton 
  • Christian McCarthy 
  • Wyatt Bryson 
  • Victor Heal 

GB BASEBALL COACHES

  • Eric Anderson - Head Coach
  • Erik Gustafson - Asst Coach
  • Jamie Dix - Asst Coach


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