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We’re so grateful to have received support from everyone in 2019, and in particular I’d like to thank some of our funders.  Recently, we received a Magic Little Grant through the partnership between Localgiving and the Postcode Community Trust. The …

Magic Little Grants Read More »

Wow! We can’t believe that we’re in 2020 already! Last year was so amazing that I can’t wait to see what this year brings!      What did we do?  We added several schools to the programme We started the …

What a year! Read More »

We have been training for several months. The kids, if I had to guess, are wondering When are we going to get to play another team?? Well, we want the same thing! The issue is with the availability of other …

A day at St Albans Read More »

In the last post, we identified the differences between the British/Welsh version and the North American version of baseball.   “But holls!!” you say. “What about rounders?!” Okay, okay! I’m getting there! Sheesh. Below, for your convenience, is a list …

Rounders vs North American baseball/softball Read More »

After our day at St Albans, I found myself needing to be completely savvy with all the differences between what they play and what we play. I think I’m shamelessly past the point where I am allowed to say “Good …

British/Welsh baseball vs North American baseball/softball Read More »

It’s one of the differences between baseball and softball…and it’s a big one. Unlike in baseball, where the basic pitch is a bigger version of an overhand throw, the fastpitch pitch is unique. For a starting point, I’ve come across …

So you want to learn to throw a fastpitch pitch Read More »

The day finally came for the trip from Cardiff to London for the PLAY BALL event. Coach holly had slept the night before as well as any kid waiting for Christmas does. The players gathered in the parking lot in …

South Wales kids go to London for PLAY BALL session with MLB London Series Read More »

We are really pleased about the growth of the program this year. We started last year with three kids in a park! In the fall, we had three schools with clubs: Bishop of Llandaff Church in Wales High School Ysgol …

So many sessions! Read More »

It’s official, we are off to the Play Ball event in London on Monday! We still have a few spaces left on the coach if there are children whose parents are able to return a signed MLB waiver by email …

Headed to London Read More »

So far, we’ve achieved a lot on relatively little, athough we’re very thankful to our grant awarders Sport Wales!  We are now going to kick it up to the next level, with some local fundraising! Localgiving has given us a …

Fundraising page is now live! Read More »