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Remarkable selection of Dutch team for World Port Tournament

Dutch newspaper De Telegraaf posted an article on its website about the selection of team Kingdom of the Netherlands for the upcoming World Port Tournament in Rotterdam.  The creation of the 24-man roster can be called remarkable, to put it mildly. This year the coaching staff will be led by Sydney de Jong. This is… Continue reading Remarkable selection of Dutch team for World Port Tournament

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Tom Stuifbergen transfers to role of reliever

Former Corendon Kinheim starting pitcher Tom Stuifbergen has signed with Kinheim’s neighbor DSS for the coming season, just like a couple of his team mates.  But where Stuifbergen used to have a role as starting pitcher, he will become a reliever with the Haarlem based club. In an interview with the local Haarlem newspaper, Stuifbergen… Continue reading Tom Stuifbergen transfers to role of reliever

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European Championship: KOTN vs Germany

In the final game of the day, Kingdom of the Netherlands hosted Germany.  In last week’s final of the France International Baseball Tournament, both teams met before. In that game the Dutch won but they had to work for it as the score was only 5-3. This time it would not be a close game like… Continue reading European Championship: KOTN vs Germany

Curacao baseball · Dutch baseball

Andruw Jones added to staff of team Kingdom of the Netherlands

Andruw Jones who hung up his spikes earlier this year, has been added to the staff of team Kingdom of the Netherlands by manager Steve Janssen. After Jones called it a career, he was named special assistant to baseball operations of the Atlanta Braves, which makes him an outfield instructor for young players in the Minor… Continue reading Andruw Jones added to staff of team Kingdom of the Netherlands

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Curacao Baseball Week was a great success again

The third Curacao Baseball Week was another success. The week started with a press conference and an auction/charity dinner. The dinner raised $40,000 and this painting was one of the items: On the first two days, the coach seminars were attended very well. Managers and coaches like Hensley Meulens, Steve Janssen and Ben Thijssen shared their… Continue reading Curacao Baseball Week was a great success again

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Curacao Baseball Week started

Yesterday the third Curacao Baseball Week started with a press conference. Attendants were (amongst others) initiators Blue Bay Resort Curacao, Hensley Meulens, Ben Thijssen and Jair Jurrjens. During the first two days, clinics will be organized for local coaches. Next to Hensley Meulens, Steve Janssen (KNBSB), Ron Wotus (San Francisco Giants), Martijn Nijhoff (KNBSB) and… Continue reading Curacao Baseball Week started

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Press conference of team Kingdom of the Netherlands regarding Premier 12

Today the board members of the KNBSB and the staff of team Kingdom of the Netherlands held a press conference about the creation of the team that will represent the Netherlands and the islands of Aruba, Bonaire, Curacao, Saba, St. Eustasius and St. Martin in the upcoming Premier 12 tournament. Host of the event was… Continue reading Press conference of team Kingdom of the Netherlands regarding Premier 12