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.
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
The International Stars, in cooperation with Baseball Jobs Overseas, assembled the 2018 version of the 3n2 International Stars which featured professional baseball players that were playing around Europe in 2018, 28 of which were BBJO members....read more
In 2016, Baseball Jobs Overseas founder David Burns, along with two BBJO members playing in Austria at the time, take a road trip down to Bologna and Milan to visit with two teams in the Italian Baseball League. One team, Fortitudo Bologna, is a perennial league...read more
The newest member of the Baseball Jobs Overseas database looking to take his career overseas, Mark Weidemaier, agreed to sit down with BBJO and share his knowledge and experience gained over the course of 30+ years in professional baseball, highlighted by two years...read more
In this post, we recognize a handful of our members who impacted the game overseas during the 2018 season. Between stories BBJO staff are familiar with and those that were submitted, we were able to narrow it to 15, although we are sure there are many more that could...read more
Former MLB pitcher Josh Collmenter became an official member of the Baseball Jobs Overseas website on February 19, 2018, after he elected for free agency four months earlier following a 2017 season which started well with the Atlanta Braves but eventually saw him...read more
Once again it is time to recognize the members of the Baseball Jobs Overseas website who were playing around the globe during the 2018 summer. This time up, we are taking a look at the women that were overseas this past winter. The following recognitions are based on...read more