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2017 Dutch hoofdklasse: a preview

On April 13 the new season in the Dutch hoofdklasse, the highest level of baseball in the Netherlands, will start again. And no, the Dutch hoofdklasse is not a beer league like someone of the WBC announcers dared to say. Here is a preview of the upcoming competition. The regular season of the hoofdklasse will… Continue reading 2017 Dutch hoofdklasse: a preview

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The unsung heroes of Dutch baseball

Normally this blog is about the players or about organizations in baseball and how they are performing. But, like in real life, there is hardly or close to no attention to the people who make it possible for others to play.  This article is about the unsung heroes of Dutch baseball; those people who operate… Continue reading The unsung heroes of Dutch baseball

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Shurty Tremus returns to De Glaskoning Twins

After he hung up his spikes after his final game of the past season (Japan Day at Twins), Shurty Tremus is back with De Glaskoning Twins from Oosterhout. Not as a player this time. He will serve as a hitting coach and third base coach. According to the Facebook page, Tremus has followed his heart… Continue reading Shurty Tremus returns to De Glaskoning Twins

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Annual player shift in Dutch hoofdklasse

The month of October has passed and so has the transition period in Dutch baseball . The top two teams in Dutch baseball, L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Curacao Neptunus did not acquire many players this year. Especially in the lower ranks of the hoofdklasse were a lot of moves made. European champion L&D Amsterdam Pirates saw… Continue reading Annual player shift in Dutch hoofdklasse

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De Glaskoning Twins add 9 new players

The transfer period in Dutch baseball will expire today at 17.00 (5 PM CET) but De Glaskoning Twins from Oosterhout released its new roster for the 2017 season already. The biggest chunk of the team will stay the same but the team saw several players leave and added a total of nine players The players… Continue reading De Glaskoning Twins add 9 new players

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Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runner up competition, August 28

Today was the very last day of the play offs and of the runner up competion.  In fact only two games mattered today: Curacao Neptunus @ L&D Amsterdam Pirates and Vaessen Pioniers @ Kinheim. Neptunus already clinched a spot in the Holland Series (Dutch championship series) but there was still a battle between L&D Amsterdam… Continue reading Dutch Hoofdklasse 2016: Play offs and runner up competition, August 28

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Japan Day @ De Glaskoning Twins

Today there was a promotional day at De Glaskoning Twins in Oosterhout. As their star pitcher from Japan, Keiji Uezono pitched his last game in Twins uniform, they decided to call today Japan Day. There was a big lottery with plenty of Japanese baseball prizes and also prizes signed by Dutch pitcher of the Softbank… Continue reading Japan Day @ De Glaskoning Twins