Travel the world using baseball or softball as your ticket
Annually our members sign over 200 contracts overseas. There are a variety of levels overseas which present opportunities for players and coaches, both aspiring and established professionals.
1300+ Contracts Signed Since 2013 (as of Feb. 2020)
Our members have signed contracts in 32 different countries to date.
After signing up for a membership I received several offers within as little as two weeks. The entire process was extremely easy due to the hands-on assistance of CEO David Burns who seemed to take a personal interest in my success. Signing up was quite literally one of the best decisions I’ve made in my life.
It has been nothing short of amazing. Everyone has been so welcoming. Although the softball has been great and I’ve made wonderful friends, I think learning about the Kiwi and Maori culture has been my favorite part of the experience. I could mever have imagined that softball could open so many doors and roads for me.
The BBJO website was the best thing that has happened to me in my baseball career. In a matter of two weeks after creating an account I was playing my first game in Australia. David and his team work quickly and efficiently.
I have loved my experience with BBJO. You guys offer so much support I felt so comfortable and confident throughout the process. You can tell you care about players. There seems to be endless opportunities and the various offers made it a tough decision.
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IBC E80: Two softball power hitters meet in Austria as imports and lead their team to the championship
In this episode, we hear the story of two corner infielders/ power-hitters from two different corners of the U.S. who first met in 2019 on a softball field in Austria as import players, leading their new team to the Austrian Softball League Championships. Brittany...
In his first stint overseas, former UC Davis team captain Ryan Hooper gives us a real look into living on the Gold Coast of Australia while playing winter ball. In the second half of this episode, we revisit with a familiar Globetrotters face in New Zealand, this time...
At the end of every season overseas, we like to recognize our members who were playing around the globe for their performance on the field. For this top two-way player ranking, we take a look at the 2019 summer season where we had 227 members overseas, mostly in...
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Hakusoh Bat has been producing bats in Japan for over 70 years and recently expanded to North America and Europe under the label ‘Spark Slugger’. They produce high end, professional wood and composite bats with a wide selection of models using many different types of wood from Japan, North American and Taiwan.
Hakusoh Bat is now approved in Germany, the WBSC and the CEB as of 2020.
JapanBallTravel hosts international baseball tours for fans and is run by Shane Barcley, a friend of BBJO and one of the best baseball people out there. Shane worked for MLB’s Office of the Commissioner with the role of helping to develop ballplayers abroad and working on MLB-operated events such as the World Baseball Classic, All-Star Futures Game, and the Arizona Fall League. Eventually Shane parlayed the coolest parts of his MLB job —traveling and watching baseball— into working with Bob Bavasi of Bavasi Sports Partners on his long-running JapanBall tours. While doing so, he earned certification as a Japan Travel Specialist from the Japanese Government’s National Tourism Organization and was quickly convinced to make baseball travel his professional focus, eventually taking over ownership of JapanBallTravel.
Reid Baseball is a mobile coaching service for ballplayers of all ages and experience levels.
Founded by former collegiate and professional player and long term friend of BBJO Owen Reid, Reid Baseball brings the expertise to its consumers with fun, high-energy, hands-on sessions, development programs and curriculums for the specific needs of individuals, groups or teams.
Dynamic, progressive and structured, Reid Baseball provides in-depth exposure to baseball’s broad landscape, while simultaneously making learning fun and teaching valuable life lessons through the game.