Category Archives: Italy

European Baseball Players in American Education Final [A-C]

This spring, we began what turned out to be an ambitious project to follow the seasons of Europeans and Americans eligible to play for European countries in their spring seasons at American universities and high schools. We started with a … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (11-17 March)

The national team of Czech Republic gave a quick update as it travelled to Sicily for spring training (tweet). Martin Mužík continued his torrid streak as we updated you on European players in the US (tweet). We also offered updates from … Continue reading

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SCOUTING: Italy’s Bocchi Relieves for Longhorns

Scouting Report by Eric Bynum with editorial assistance from Gabriel Fidler. Image copyright FIBS. Many of you have been following our updates on European baseball players at American universities and high schools. One of this list of more than five dozen … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education [Week 3]

Though early spring weather wreaked havoc with the schedules of several teams this week, only a few universities and high schools have yet to start their season. As such, we have an update for most of our 61 European baseballers … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education [Week 2]

Another six players were added to our list over the weekend, including our first player from Scotland. Yet another Greek-American joined the list, which brought that number to 11, though it is liable to double by the end of the … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (18 February-24 February)

It was an especially busy week in international baseball, particularly as we premiered what became a series on Europeans playing baseball at American high schools and universities. The original two-dozen list has not hit 60 and names continue to pour … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education [Part 2]

Yesterday, we released the first half of our list of Europeans playing baseball while studying in America [link]. The article includes a lengthy introduction about all the athletes and provides context that we will not repeat here. Today is the … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education [Part 1]

We have long held an interest in baseball at universities outside of the United States, but in preparing an article on the top European prospects in the United States, it occurred to us that we ought not to limit our … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (11 February-17 February)

The week started off with a bang, as the Confederation of European Baseball and its softball counterpart announced that they will transition into WBSC Europe, which will govern both sports on the continent (link). Little had been made of the … Continue reading

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The Week in International Baseball (28 January-3 February)

The week started with a Bahamian pitcher listed as a Top 50 Junior College draft prospect, who could be a potential Great Britain ace: Chavez Fernander, a sophomore from @baseballbahamas with @PolkStBaseball, named a Top 50 JUCO Draft Prospect. As … Continue reading

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