Italian Baseball League Documentary Part 1: T&A San Marino

Italian Baseball League Documentary Part 1: T&A San Marino

Every year the baseball club I play for in Austria, the Attnang Athletics, holds a four day spring training near Grado, Italy. The past couple of years I decided to stay after spring training and do an Italian baseball tour. For the first tour, imports Jimmy Jensen and Melvin Perdue accompanied me. Out first top…

Aus Liebe zum Spiel – An inspirational Austrian baseball story

Aus Liebe zum Spiel – An inspirational Austrian baseball story

The Attnang Athletics completed the 4-3 comeback series win Boston Red Sox style in the semi finals of the 2016 Austrian Baseball League playoffs en route to winning their third championship. It was the perfect way to celebrate their 25th anniversary and was a nice reward for years of hard work which included countless volunteers hours…

European Baseball Documentary Episode 1: Spanish Division de Honor

European Baseball Documentary Episode 1: Spanish Division de Honor

During a recent visit to Barcelona, I was able to catch two Spanish Division de Honor games and interview some players and coaches for this first of many European baseball video documentaries. The clubs I visited were the CB Barcelona, CB Viladecans (20 min from Barcelona) and Sant Boi (20 minutes from Barcelona). I hope…

Top stories of 2014, Top EU Beach Baseball, Top EU Tourney’s, Top EU Dynasties and Top Career Tips

Top stories of 2014, Top EU Beach Baseball, Top EU Tourney’s, Top EU Dynasties and Top Career Tips

Happy New Year to everyone who follows the blog or is a member of the International Baseball Community! All the best in baseball in 2015! Two years ago (December 15, 2012) the International Baseball Community social network and the Baseball Jobs Overseas blog went live. I really had no idea what I was doing and…

IBC Podcast Episode 03: Interview with Rainer Krankl, President of the Attnang Athletics Baseball Club

IBC Podcast Episode 03: Interview with Rainer Krankl, President of the Attnang Athletics Baseball Club

An Interview with Rainer Krankl, President of one of the more successful European baseball clubs Rainer Krankl has been with the Attnang Athletics since 1993 and took over the role as president in 2004. Immediately after Rainer took over as president the organization began to grow rapidly. The Athletics went from a mediocre organization with a…

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