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The 2018 Irish Junior National Baseball Team

Support Team Ireland! Donate $1 (or more!) The Irish Junior National Baseball Team The Irish Junior National Baseball Team is heading to Grosseto, Italy to compete in the 18U European Championship Tournament. Ireland will take on Italy, Germany, Great Britain, and other countries, in the week-long tournament. The tournament will take place from July 9 – 15, 2018. Last year, Team Ireland won the gold medal at the European Championship Qualifying Tournament in Zurich, Switzerland. With your help, we can help Team Ireland get to Italy to win another gold medal! Thank You to Our Sponsors and Donors! The 2018 Irish Junior...

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Irish Baseball Player Fionn Gallaher-Hall Attends Nike Baseball Camp in NY

We’re proud to say that we recently brought 16-year old baseball player Fionn Gallaher-Hall to the USA to attend the Nike Baseball Camp in NY. Fionn, who lives and plays baseball in Ashbourne, County Meath, Ireland, spent the week at Mercy College, where he learned from area coaches and played with players from all over the United States. Fionn’s trip was organized by the Baseball United Foundation, as part of our ongoing Baseball Exchange initiative. Each year, we bring international players to the US and send coaches and equipment overseas where they are needed to establish and strengthen youth...

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Coach Eric Helmrich Discusses His Recent Trip to Ireland

Talking Irish Baseball With Baseball Coach Eric Helmrich In July 2016, we sent Iona Prep assistant baseball coach Eric Helmrich to Ireland. Coach Helmrich worked with Irish Little Leaguers and members of the Irish National Baseball Team for one week, at the new baseball facility in Ashbourne, County Meath. The trip was the latest installment of the Baseball United Foundation’s Baseball Exchange initiative, where we send coaches and donated equipment overseas and bring players to America to give them access to top coaches, camps, and baseball teams. By all accounts, Coach Helmrich’s trip was a success. Listen to the audio...

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Baseball United Foundation To Send American Baseball Coach to Ireland

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: Baseball United Foundation To Send American Baseball Coach to Ireland Coach Eric Helmrich Will Work with Irish Little Leaguers and Irish National Baseball Team WHITE PLAINS, NY – June 14, 2016 – The Baseball United Foundation has announced plans to send Iona Prep (New Rochelle, NY) Assistant Baseball Coach Eric Helmrich to Ireland. Helmrich will spend one week in Ashbourne, County Meath, working at an instructional clinic for Irish Little Leaguers. He will also spend time working with the Irish National Team. “I’m really looking forward to this opportunity,” said Helmrich, who is a guidance counselor...

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Video Instruction: Alex from County Cavan, Ireland

In the video below, Coach Darren Gurney – aka “The Baseball Doctor” – analyzes the mechanics of a young pitcher named Alex from County Cavan. Alex hasn’t been playing baseball long, but he is doing a great job of learning how to pitch. With these tips from Coach Gurney, we hope Alex and his teammates will take another step in their baseball...

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