The International Baseball Community Blog
The main goal of our blog is to showcase our members overseas while also informing others what playing and coaching baseball and softball overseas is all about. We utilize our Youtube channel, Podcast and traditional written stories to bring this wonderful global game to your smart phones in a variety of forms.
You can also follow our latest blog posts on Facebook and with photos and video clips of our members around the world on our Instgram.
Jimmy Jensen is back on Globetrotters along with teammate and fellow BBJO member Pete Gehle, both with the Saint John Alpines of the highly competitive league in New Brunswick, Canada. Baseball Jobs Overseas founder David Burns goes a networking trip to Okotoks,...read more
This post is written by Baseball Jobs Overseas Career Counselor, Michael Calkins. To learn more about Michael and the service he provides our members, you can visit his bio here. Though this topic may be far less appealing than where to travel and what to see...read more
This giveaway is part of an effort by Baseball Jobs Overseas to promote the embodiment of what an import player should be to their new club, given the fact that they have been presented with an amazing opportunity to represent the game overseas. We will be giving away...read more
Jimmy Jensen went from cut from his high school baseball team, to NAIA All-American, to men's league baseball before he decided to give overseas a try. Little did he know that signing his first overseas contract in 2015 would change his life forever in multiple ways....read more
Heading overseas to play ball soon? If so, this is a must-read.In the weeks leading up to your first or next overseas baseball stint, there are some easy steps you can take to set yourself up for success no matter what level you will be playing at.#1 - Fresh off the...read more
Three BBJO members and a fourth import take use inside one of the fastest growing baseball clubs in Europe and a future French first division contender. The footage takes place in 2018, their inaugural first season at France's top level. We then head over to Austria...read more
Four BBJO members bring us inside their lifestyle of living and playing baseball and softball in the Swiss Alps for the Lucerne Eagles. https://youtu.be/PU7Z8wCrXqgread more
If you can find your way to Attnang-Puchheim, Austria from June 7th-10th 2019, mark that weekend off in your calendar as “busy” and prepare yourself for the most epic weekend of baseball, softball and party. Finkstonball is the longest standing invitational baseball...read more
Despite the drastic variations in levels of play overseas which offer "professional" (paid) opportunities to play baseball, there are many common factors that often result in a club releasing a player or the player breaking contract and flying home. We at Baseball...read more