Welcome to Baseball South Africa

About Us

The Green and Gold

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BaseballSA.com was developed to provide players, administrators, coaches, supporters and scouts with easy access to information on the growing number of South African baseball players. The intent is to consolidated disparate sources of information, involve geographically dispersed resources and assist in the formulation of a blueprint for the green and gold.

South African Baseball

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BaseballSA.com is a public resource for South African Baseball Players and Supporters. Baseball South Africa and are not currently associated with the South African Baseball Union in any way.

BaseballSA.com was developed to provide players, administrators, coaches, supporters and scouts with easy access to information on the growing number of South African baseball players. 

Baseball History

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April 2017 South African Gift Ngoepe became the first person born on the African continent to appear in a Major League Baseball game. He made his debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates.


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Players

Gift Ngoepe - Phillies

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After a season with the Sydney Blue Sox in the Australian Baseball League, South African Gift signed a free agent contract with the Phillies with a non-roster invite to 2019 Spring Training

Tayler Scott - Mariners

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Tayler Scott signed a free agent contract with the Seattle Mariners with a non-roster invite to 2019 Spring Training

Kieran Lovegrove - Giants

Kieran Lovegrove, South African Baseball Player

Kieran Lovegrove, seen pitching in the MLB All Star Futures game, signed a free agent contract with the San Francisco Giants  with a non-roster invite to 2019 Spring Training

Dylan Unsworth - Free Agent

Dylan Unsworth

RHP Dylan Unsworth elected free agency after the 2018 season with the Los Angeles Angels.

Rowan Ebersohn - Huskies

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Rowan Ebersohn (who was previously with the Minnesota Twins) is playing in France as an overseas player with French top-tier team the Rouen Huskies.

Victor Ngoepe - Pirates

Victor Ngoepe - Pittsburgh Pirates

Victor Ngoepe, younger brother of Gift, plays in the Pittsburgh Pirates organization.

Bigger Better NBC in Port Elizabeth

National Events

Mar 22 - Mar 26

SA National Baseball Championships - Seniors

All day

Port Elizabeth

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Mar 22 - Mar 26

SA National Baseball Championships - Seniors

There will be approximately 40 teams, including Zimbabwe and Lesotho forming part of the SA NBC set-up this year. 


The SA NBC Seniors will be from the 22nd – 26th March and the SA Squad will be chosen at the conclusion of the Tournament.

All day

Port Elizabeth

Mar 26 - Mar 30

SA National Baseball Championships - Juniors

All day

Port Elizabeth

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Mar 26 - Mar 30

SA National Baseball Championships - Juniors

The bigger and better National Baseball Championship - including Zimbabwe and Lesotho will be in Port Elizabeth, South Africa. Local Mandela-Bay Baseball will be represented in all age groups.

All day

Port Elizabeth

WBSC Tokyo 2020 Olympic Qualifiers

Upcoming International Events

23/04/2019 - 25/04/ 2019

Zone SOUTH - Africa 2019 Baseball Champs and Olympic Qualifier

All day

Boksburg Cardinals Baseball Club, Boksburg, South Africa

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23/04/2019 - 25/04/ 2019

Zone SOUTH - Africa 2019 Baseball Champs and Olympic Qualifier

Zone South -  Africa 2019 Baseball Champs and Olympic Qualifier, hosted by South Africa. Countries invited are South Africa, Botswana, Lesotho, Namibia, and Zimbabwe 

All day

Boksburg Cardinals Baseball Club, Boksburg, South Africa

1/5/2019 - 5/5/2019

Africa Cup and Olympic Qualifier

All day

Boksburg Cardinals Baseball Club, Boksburg, South Africa

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1/5/2019 - 5/5/2019

Africa Cup and Olympic Qualifier

We will see the first African Baseball Championship in over a decade. The winner advances to Europe/Africa Baseball Olympic Qualifier in Bologna and Parma, Italy

All day

Boksburg Cardinals Baseball Club, Boksburg, South Africa

18/09/2019 - 22/09/2019

Europe/Africa Baseball Olympic Qualifier

All day

Bologna, Parma (ITA)

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18/09/2019 - 22/09/2019

Europe/Africa Baseball Olympic Qualifier

 The Africa/Europe qualification event will be a six-team tournament, with the winner earning a place at Tokyo 2020. Competing in this Qualifier will be top five finishers from the European Baseball Championship 2019 and the winner of the African Baseball Championship/Qualifier 2019.

All day

Bologna, Parma (ITA)

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