British Baseball Federation

BBF: NATIONAL BASEBALL LEAGUE POSTSEASON

In 2019, there are four teams (Essex Arrows, Herts Falcons, London Capitals and the London Mets), taking part in the British Baseball Federation (BBF) Marquee National Baseball League (NBL) and will make the postseason. Seedings for the Postseason have been determined by the year end results at the end of the regular season: 

NBL POSTSEASON SEEDINGS:

  1. London Mets
  2. London Capitals 
  3. Herts Falcons
  4. Essex Arrow





FORMAT: Single Elimination | Nine innings game throughout the Postseason. Seeding is determined by the final standings of the regular season. 

SCHEDULE: 

  • SAT 24th AUG at 12:00 - GAME ONE | Essex Arrows (away) v London Mets (home) |Nine innings single game | Where: Farnham Park Complex Beaconsfield Rd, Slough SL2 3BP | Field two | Game to be web streamed live through the British Baseball Federation (BBF TV) YouTube Channel. 
  • SAT 24th AUG at 15:00 - GAME TWO | Herts Falcons  (away) v London Capitals (home) |Nine innings single game | Where:  Farnham Park Complex Beaconsfield Rd, Slough SL2 3BP | Field two
  • SUN 25th AUG at 12:00    GAME THREE CHAMPIONSHIP | Winner Game Two (away) v Winner Game One (home) |Nine innings single game | Where: Farnham Park Complex Beaconsfield Rd, Slough SL2 3BP on field two. Game to be web streamed live through the British Baseball Federation (BBF TV) YouTube Channel. | Game to be web streamed live through the British Baseball Federation (BBF TV) YouTube Channel. 



PREGAME TIMINGS (24 hour clock)

Saturday, 24th August at Farnham Park (field two) | GAME ONE

  • Home Team BP: 10:00 
  • Visiting Team BP: 10:35 
  • Home Team IO: 11:10 
  • Visiting Team IO: 11:25 
  • Groundskeeping: 11:40 
  • Plate Conference: 11:55 
  • Game time: 12:00 am

Saturday, 24th August at Farnham Park (field four) | GAME TWO

  • Home Team BP: 13:00 
  • Visiting Team BP: 13:35 
  • Home Team IO: 14:10 
  • Visiting Team IO: 14:25 
  • Groundskeeping: 14:40 
  • Plate Conference: 14:55 
  • Game time: 15:00 am

Sunday, 25th August at Farnham Park (field two) 

  • Home Team BP: 10:00 
  • Visiting Team BP: 10:35 
  • Home Team IO: 11:10 
  • Visiting Team IO: 11:25 
  • Groundskeeping: 11:40 
  • Plate Conference: 11:55 
  • Game time: 12:00 am

NOTE: On the day of the games, the Technical Commissioner and Umpires will organise a short game review of the rules and schedule of the day. 

FIELDS at Farnham Park: 

1. Field One - Surface: Grass/Dirt
Dimensions: Left Field - 320ft | Centre Field - 393ft Right Field - 342ft  Description: Situated next to the Home Plate Cafe, this multi-purpose field features a full size baseball diamond accompanied by a fully skinned softball/youth baseball diamond in right field. 

2. Field Two - Surface: Grass/Dirt

Dimensions:  Left Field - 330ft |  Centre Field - 400ft | Right Field - 330ft Description: The original Baseball diamond first opened in July 2013, this purpose-built baseball field features a softball diamond with dirt cutouts in the right-field corner, complete with its own dugouts. In 2019, MLB invested over £20,000 to upgrade field number two e.g., grass, dugouts, new dirt, rebuild the pitching mound, safety padding all around field etc. 

DUGOUTS: Away team first base side and home team third base side. 

HOME PLATE CAFE link : Hot and cold drinks and food served from 8 to 19:00 on site. 

OFFICIALS: Two man crew throughout Postseason. 

OFFICIAL BASEBALL: Wilson A1010

SEATING: Is free, but limited to benches. However, you can bring your own lawn chair or picnic blanket and watch the action. 

PARKING: Free

BBF TV: The Championship game will be streamed live through the BBF TV YouTube Channel subscribe link 

SUNRISE and SUNSET 24th and 25th AUG: 

  • Sunrise: 05:18 BST 
  • Sundown: 20:58 BST

WEATHER FORECAST 24th and 25th AUG: 22C and cloudy.



IMPORTANT: THE ABOVE IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE WITHOUT NOTICE

Farnham Park Complex overhead field map above.


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