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.
Some of our posts are more content focused with the goal of providing tips or suggestions to both the club and the import player or coach.
To catch our latest blog posts and highlights of members overseas, you can follow us through social media.
Best friends Paige Crawford and Allyne Clark have been traveling the globe as a pitcher-catcher combo since graduating in 2017. This is a glimpse into their season playing in New Zealand. https://youtu.be/QEFLVRUC49oread more
Once again it is time to recognize the members of the Baseball Jobs Overseas website who were playing around the globe during the 2017-18 winter. For the following ranking, we use our knowledge of the level of play in the various leagues to best put a ranking on...read more
First African MLB player Gift Ngoepe drops in to support IBC members Chelsea Cohen, Tyler Krobetzky and Jaz Shergill at baseball and softball camps for unprivileged children outside of Cape Town, South Africa. We then head over to New Zealand to check in on five IBC...read more
The two most common misconceptions about playing baseball professionally overseas is that the baseball is not good and once you go overseas you can forget about playing pro ball in the U.S.. I can understand why people feel that both of these are true, but from a...read more
In this all-Australian episode, Vicky McFarland performs a dangerous stunt, is attacked by a swarm of fish and is stranded in the Australian Outback. We also introduce AJ Cipolla while he takes us inside his Instagram Aussie baseball stories including a team bingo...read more
In this first part, we dive into the complex beast which is European baseball and the various levels of play which offer paid opportunities for the professional baseball player or coach. In this first part, you will learn about countries rankings, schedules, levels of...read more
In this all-softball episode we follow one of our members, Lisa Maulden (now our Softball Recruitment Manager) on her journey from summer ball in Europe to winer ball in New Zealand. After that we visit another one of our members, Vicky McFarland, who is lighting up...read more
In the late fall of 2017, Lisa Maulden finished a 27 hour journey from Budapest, Hungary to Auckland New Zealand to begin her 5th season playing professional fastpitch softball overseas with the Western Magpies of the Auckland Premier League. "Thankfully I only have...read more
In this episode we visit three IBC members playing in South Africa, Jaz Shergill along with couple Chelsea Cohen and Tyler Krobetzky, all of whom are with the same club. Chelsea is playing in her 7th season overseas and met Tyler while playing in Adelaide, Australia....read more