Ireland National Baseball Team Tours of North America 2001-2017

Ireland’s Won-Loss Record for Tours

2001New England7340.429
2005Southern California9351.388
2010Rhode Island4220.500
2012New York5140.200
2017Kitchener-Waterloo (Ontario)5310.750




Approximately once every four years the Irish National Baseball Team undertakes a tour of North America.

In 2001 the team visited New England, playing a match in Fenway Park, home of the Boston Red Sox, going 4-4 including an Ireland Youth Team match, the adukts finishing with a 3-4 Record.[9]

The next trip was to Southern California in 2005, where the team won three of their nine matches, defeating MVP 10-5, MBSL 8-7 and Club California 9-3 [10] .

For the trips in 2010 and 2012 it was back to the North East where they finished with an even 2-2 record in their trip to Rhode Island in 2010, defeating the Good Knights of East Providence 6-5 and Providence Sports Leadership 12-2[1][11].

They had one win out of five in the New York trip two years later, defeating Rockland Astros 15-8 [4].

In 2017 the team embarked on a tour of Ontario in Canada, winning three games out of five, their first winning record for a trip.[5][6][7][8]



[1] Wayback Machine – Baseball Ireland (2011) Rhode Island Documentary [4:30] [10:22-10:26] [11:30] [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 11 November 2017]


[2] Baseball Ireland (2017) Baseball Ireland Logo Car Sticker [Internet] [Accessed 1 May 2017]

[3] Support Irish Baseball (2016) BI Irish National Team Logo [Internet] Available from:×264.jpg [Accessed 12 November 2017]

[4] Baseball Ireland (2012) NEW YORK 2012 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 14 December 2016]

[5] Baseball Ireland (2017) Baseball Ireland News – June 2017 – Irish National Team Schedule – Canada 2017 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 19 June 2017]

[6] Baseball Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post 26 June 2017 [Internet] available from: [Accessed 26 June 2017]

[7] Baseball Ireland Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post 25 June 2017 [Internet] available from: [Accessed 25 June 2017]

[8] Irish National Baseball Team Visits Kitchener-Waterloo Facebook Page (2017) Facebook Post 3 July 2017 [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 3 July 2017]

Internet Archive

[9] Baseball Ireland – Wayback Machine (2006) USA TRIP – UNBELIEVABLE!!! [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 2 October 2018]

[10] Wayback Machine – Baseball Ireland (2006) NATIONAL TEAM TOUR ITINERARY (JULY 29 – AUGUST 7) [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 11 November 2017

[11] Wayback Machine – Baseball Ireland (2011) Rhode Island Documentary [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 11 November 2017]


Thanks to Peter Kavanagh, Baseball Ireland.

About this document

Researched, compiled and written by Enda Mulcahy for the

Eirball | Irish North American and World Sports Archive

Last Updated: 31 December 2018

(c) Copyright Enda Mulcahy and INAWSA 2018

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