IBC’s Top Performers in Europe for the 2016 Summer

IBC’s Top Performers in Europe for the 2016 Summer

It is that time again for recognition of those IBC members who performed the best in the past season. What is IBC? It stands for the International Baseball Community which is a website dedicated to continuing or starting professional baseball careers overseas for both players and coaches. Of the 96 contracts signed for the summer…

Top 10 Ranking of Roles Clubs Overseas are Seeking to Fill with an Import

Top 10 Ranking of Roles Clubs Overseas are Seeking to Fill with an Import

To those new to the international baseball scene as a professional opportunity to play, there is a misconception that clubs overseas are importing all or most of their players, however that is not the case. In fact, due to importing limits, most clubs bring in one or two imports with some bringing in three or four,…

5 beefy tips for taking your baseball career overseas

5 beefy tips for taking your baseball career overseas

These are 5 of my best tips on how to take your baseball career overseas, all of which formed and moulded over the course of 2013 through my many interactions with international baseball professionals that have experienced or were currently experiencing international baseball.  I don’t claim to be an expert but I have been on…

Graduating soon? Haven’t been drafted? Here is an international baseball plan of action for you!

Graduating soon? Haven’t been drafted? Here is an international baseball plan of action for you!

Graduating soon? Wanting to continue your baseball career but have not been drafted? You know you have a lot to offer and are ready to take control of your baseball destiny? Here is an international baseball plan of action for you to follow: STEP 1: Create your detailed free professional profile on my website now…

Everything about Austrian baseball + import opportunities

Everything about Austrian baseball + import opportunities

This 29 page eBook  goes in depth about the top two Austrian baseball leagues and the 12 clubs within them. Detail is provided about the country and the locations of each club within it and what they have to offer. A ton of information is provided about each club including history, current status, facilities, typical…

Boost your chances with a value packed eBook

Boost your chances with a value packed eBook

German and Austrian baseball are the busiest two baseball markets in terms of importing professional players. These ultimate guides provide a ton of value and information on the top leagues within both countries. These eBooks put it all together to provide aspiring international baseball professionals with the ability to put their international baseball dream in their own hands. The eBook at…

10 Most Active Importing European Baseball Leagues and Details

10 Most Active Importing European Baseball Leagues and Details

Once you subscribe below to my newsletter, a PDF download with the following info will be emailed to you: The 10 most active importing European baseball leagues. The top teams within those leagues. How much they pay. The level of ball comparison The typical import background, The number of potential importing jobs available league to league.…

If I were a young baseball stud…….

If I were a young baseball stud…….

Ohhhh what I wouldn’t do to go back in time and do it right. Man did I screw up my opportunity back in 1999. I came along when the European importing scene was still in its infancy. If I broke in now I would have little chance at getting signed but that wouldn’t stop me…

6 Reasons EU Baseball Imports Go Home Early and How to Avoid Them

6 Reasons EU Baseball Imports Go Home Early and How to Avoid Them

Top 6 Reasons EU Baseball Imports Go Home Early and How to Avoid Them Over my 10 years playing baseball in Europe, I have heard of and witnessed players going home early on multiple occasions, and often at the most important time of the year, playoff time. Some clubs will send a guy home because they…

2013 European Baseball Imports Speak on Experiences

2013 European Baseball Imports Speak on Experiences

The following are short email interviews asking members of the International Baseball Community who are scattered around Europe how their experiences are going so far (mid summer 2013. Here is what I asked: 1) How is your season going so far? 2) What have you enjoyed the most about being / playing in Europe?  …

Experience of a Lifetime

Experience of a Lifetime

It was June 11th, 1999 and it was the first day I stepped onto the field in Attnang-Puchheim and into the international baseball world and I thought to myself, “What have I gotten myself into?!?” The sagging green fence was half blown into left field from the previous night’s storm. The pitcher’s mound was nothing…

4 solid tips for first year international imports

4 solid tips for first year international imports

First year of your international baseball career? Not sure if you made the right choice? Want to make the most of this opportunity? If any of these questions popped in your head lately, this is the post for you. I have compiled a list of 4 detailed tips to keep you on track and focused…

Inside Down Under D2 – Capital Territory Baseball is Booming

Inside Down Under D2 – Capital Territory Baseball is Booming

Australian Baseball Opportunities in the Capital Territory Since the launch of this website, I have been in contact with a number of pro players who have played and coached baseball in Australia and the message I keep getting is clear ….. they want guys who can coach in addition to playing, they don’t pay a…

15 TIPS for Teams Seeking an Import Baseball Player

15 TIPS for Teams Seeking an Import Baseball Player

15 TIPS for Teams Seeking an Import Baseball Player This article is written primarily for baseball teams that are relatively new to the importing process and have not had a lot of experience or luck in bringing over quality baseball players. Finding talent isn’t the challenge, the challenge is finding talent that has the personality…

European Opportunity to Play in the Summer and Work in the Winter

European Opportunity to Play in the Summer and Work in the Winter

Opportunities for Baseball Players with a Bachelor’s Degree or Higher A concept that has been brewing around in my mind for some years now I finally have decided to try and make it a reality. Every year the baseball club I play for in Austria brings over one or two imports and every year the…

International Baseball Social Network Launched

International Baseball Social Network Launched

Baseball players and coaches interested in playing baseball while traveling the world now have the ultimate resource available to do so without spending a dime and without spending hours scouring the internet posting on message boards and emailing teams. At www.internationalbaseballcommunity.com, players, coaches and teams from around the world can network with eachother by creating…

A Window into Pro Baseball in Europe

A Window into Pro Baseball in Europe

My European Pro Baseball Guide For those of you who are without agents, who are at the end of their college career or whose days in the minors has reached a dead-end, there are many opportunities for you out there to continue to play the game you love while also getting paid to see some…

Retire or not to retire, that is the question.

At 38 many would say I am over the hill and should hang them up. And at the end of every season I somehow convince myself that that is what I need to do. I need to do other things, like fishing or golfing or mountain climbing. So here I sit once again during the…

Create a free profile using the International Baseball Community website

Create a free profile using the International Baseball Community website

For those of you unfamiliar with The International Baseball Community website, it is a free social network that you can take advantage of to create a profile and network with teams from around the world. Just launched in December 2012, it will be heavily marketed to teams in Europe in early 2013 and expanded out from…

It’s not about the number of hours you put in, it’s about what you put in those hours.