Baseball, Baseball Ireland National Team

Ireland National Baseball Team | Tours of North America 2001-2017

Ireland’s Won-Loss Record for Tours

 

Year Tour P W L T Pct
2001 New England 7 3 4 0 .429
2005 Southern California 9 3 5 1 .388
2010 Rhode Island 4 2 2 0 .500
2012 New York 5 1 4 0 .200
2017 Kitchener-Waterloo (Ontario) 5 3 1 0 .750

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Report

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Approximately once every four years the Irish National Baseball Team undertakes a tour of North America.

In 2001 the team visited New England, playing a match in Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, going 4-4 including an Ireland Youth Team match, the adukts finishing with a 3-4 Record.[9]

The next trip was to Southern California in 2005, where the team won three of their nine matches, defeating MVP 10-5, MBSL 8-7 and Club California 9-3 [10] .

For the trips in 2010 and 2012 it was back to the North East where they finished with an even 2-2 record in their trip to Rhode Island in 2010, defeating the Good Knights of East Providence 6-5 and Providence Sports Leadership 12-2[1][11].

They had one win out of five in the New York trip two years later, defeating Rockland Astros 15-8 [4].

In 2017 the team embarked on a tour of Ontario in Canada, winning three games out of five, their first winning record for a trip.[5][6][7][8]

 

References

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Media

 

[1] Wayback Machine – Baseball Ireland (2011) Rhode Island Documentary [4:30] [10:22-10:26] [11:30] [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20111127072024/http://www.baseballireland.com/BI_Rhode_Island_Docu.m4a [Accessed 11 November 2017]

 

Websites

 

[2] Baseball Ireland (2017) Baseball Ireland Logo Car Sticker [Internet] http://www.baseballireland.com/images/carsticker.jpg [Accessed 1 May 2017]

[3] Support Irish Baseball (2016) BI Irish National Team Logo [Internet] Available from: https://supportirishbaseball.org/wp-content/uploads/2016/05/BI_front_print-440×264.jpg [Accessed 12 November 2017]

[4] Baseball Ireland (2012) NEW YORK 2012 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/news/php?search=National+Team [Accessed 14 December 2016]

[5] Baseball Ireland (2017) Baseball Ireland News – June 2017 – Irish National Team Schedule – Canada 2017 [Internet] Available from: http://www.baseballireland.com/news.php#235 [Accessed 19 June 2017]

[6] Baseball Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post 26 June 2017 [Internet] available from: https://www.facebook.com/baseballireland/posts/1569362683108523 [Accessed 26 June 2017]

[7] Baseball Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post 25 June 2017 [Internet] available from: https://www.facebook.com/baseballireland/posts/1568472763197515:0 [Accessed 25 June 2017]

[8] Irish National Baseball Team Visits Kitchener-Waterloo Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post 3 July 2017 [Internet] Available from: https://www.facebook.com/irishbaseballkw/posts/1879343215664876 [Accessed 3 July 2017]

 

Internet Archive

 

[9] Baseball Ireland – Wayback Machine (2006) USA TRIP – UNBELIEVABLE!!! [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20060824162314/http://baseballireland.com/national_team_2001.htm [Accessed 2 October 2018]

[10] Wayback Machine – Baseball Ireland (2006) NATIONAL TEAM TOUR ITINERARY (JULY 29 – AUGUST 7) [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20060418184645/http://baseballireland.com/national_team_2005.htm [Accessed 11 November 2017

[11] Wayback Machine – Baseball Ireland (2011) Rhode Island Documentary [Internet] Available from: http://web.archive.org/web/20110202145640/http://www.baseballireland.com/ [Accessed 11 November 2017]

 

Acknowledgements

 

Thanks to Peter Kavanagh, Baseball Ireland.

 

About this document

 

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 31 December 2018

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and INAWSA 2018

You may quote this document in part provided that proper acknowledgement is given to the authors. All Rights Resereved.

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