FINANCIAL BOOST FOR REGION’S BASEBALL YOUNGSTERS

Bristol Baseball Club’s plans to start an Under 16 youth section next year has received a financial boost from the Postcode Community Trust, a grant-giving charity funded entirely by players of People’s Postcode Lottery.  A £1997.00 grant will go towards providing a range baseball equipment for the growing number of young people wanting to get involved in the sport and help the club set up teams at under 16, under,…

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BATS SHOT DOWN BY MUSKETS TO END PLAY OFF HOPES

Bristol Bats’ hopes of reaching the BBF A finals were dashed as they went down 23-7 to Taunton Muskets on Sunday. The Bats went behind early and couldn’t contain the Muskets’ offense with a late grand slam by the Muskets’ third baseman, Chris Chantrey, putting the game out of reach. “The Muskets were just too strong on the day but despite the final result, we can be pleased with the…

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BRISTOL BASEBALL CLUB CHARITY TOURNAMENT

Earlier this year we lost a friend and member of Bristol Baseball Club, Greg Roscow, to his struggles with mental health issues, and would therefore like to do something fun and silly, something he would have very much loved, to raise money for a charity helping people like him. We would like to raise money for Mental Health UK by hosting a charity tournament where people can dress up silly…

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BATS’ COMEBACK STUNS MUSKETS

Bristol Bats overcame a 15 run deficit on Sunday in the second match of their double header against the Taunton Muskets to win 18-17.The Bats went down 25-7 in the first game but the comeback meant they ended the day with honours even.The Badgers were also in action against AAA side The Rebeldes, and fought all the way despite going down 12-8 and 6-4 in their double header.The Bats’ second…

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BRISTOL BASEBALL LAUNCHES WOMEN’S TEAM

Bristol Baseball Club has launched a women’s team to meet a growing demand from players across the region. The Bobcats will join the British Baseball Federation (BBF) and Women In Baseball UK (WB-UK) in growing the game across the south west and be part of a national league from 2021. If Government guidance allows, players from Bristol could take part in some training sessions and practice matches as preparations for…

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