What is 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.
- 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.
To join a baseball/softball team will require a membership from that team which can be around £100 a year.
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.
Baseball, bat, fielding glove, shoes, batting helmet and a batting glove
- The modern form of baseball began to take shape when, in 1871, the first professional league was formed.