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Baseball is played by two teams of nine players each. The teams take turns batting and fielding. The batting team is called the offensive team and the fielding team is called the defensive team.

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Softball

An Overview of Baseball

BaseballSoftballUK (BSUK) is the development agency for baseball and softball in the United Kingdom. Whether you're a beginner, a relative novice or an experienced player, you'll find more information on Baseball and Softball on the Baseball Softball UK website.

Benefits

  • Running, batting and throwing provide similar exercise to that you'd expect from a cricket game.
  • Batting will build upper-body strength
  • Sprint around the bases, coupled with some fielding, will take care of around 400 calories in a game.

Costs

To join a baseball/softball team will require a membership from that team which can be around £100 a year.

Involvement

BaseballSoftballUK (BSUK) works to increase participation in the UK and is a great place to start their diamond finder provides a handy club and facilities guide to anyone looking for their nearest club.

Equipment

Baseball, bat, fielding glove, shoes, batting helmet and a batting glove

Facts

  • The modern form of baseball began to take shape when, in 1871, the first professional league was formed.

Find Baseball Activities Near You

Use the search below to find local activities near you.

Hit the Pitch

Hit the Pitch is Baseball Softball UK's development programme aimed at creating new playing opportunities and attracting youth, college, university and adult players to softball and baseball.

This Girl Can

This Girl Can seeks to tell the real stories of women who get active or play sport in the way that’s right for them using images that show what activity really looks like in all its glory.

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Kent Mariners Baseball Club

Kent Mariners Baseball Club

We're based at Aylesford Bulls RFC and open to male and female players of all abilities and experience levels aged 14+. Please message us if you're interested in joining the club or giving baseball a try.

Kent Buccaneers Baseball Club

Kent Buccaneers Baseball Club

We are an family friendly fully inclusive Baseball club catering for ages 5-65. We have 2 adult teams & 1 youth team.

Tonbridge Baseball Club

Tonbridge Baseball Club

A well established mixed-gender baseball club, welcoming anyone interested in playing baseball, regardless of experience! We're past BBF Single A National champions, but welcome anyone of any ability from 14+ to 60+. Whether you want to play competitively

Sport For Fun - Whitstable

Sport For Fun - Whitstable

A multisport session for ALL children including those with physical and learning liabilities.Each session will include:Meet & Greet Games/Heart Rate Raiser/Physical Activity Session 1Physical Activity Session 2Cool Down using the essence of Yoga

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