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The Gilley's Shield
Australian Softball Championship
Jan. 2-8 at Blacktown (Australia)

The Cup - Indoor Softball
Jan. 13-15 at Schiedam (Netherlands)

MLB Hall of Fame Election - BB
Jan. 18 at Cooperstown (NY, USA)

Serie Latinoamericana - BB
Jan. 26-29 at Montería (Colombia)

Serie del Caribe - BB
Feb. 1-7 at Culiacán (México)

CEB / ESF Congress
Feb. 2-5 at Belgrade (Serbia)

Challenge Cup Intern. Men SB
Feb. 8-12 at Albany (New Zealand)

Intern. Down Under Series SB
Feb. 9-12 at Blacktown (Australia)

Trainingcamp Arizona Neth. BB Team
Feb. 11-26 at Scottsdale (Az., USA)

Netherlands Hall of Fame Induction
Feb. 17 at Heerhugowaard (Neth.)

Fastpitch Cup U17 - SB
Feb. 18 at Amstelveen (Netherlands)

West Asia Baseball Cup
Feb. 25-Mar. 1 at Islamabad (Pakistan)

World Baseball Classic
March 6-12 - First Round
Pool A - Seoul (South Korea)
Pool B - Tokyo (Japan)
Pool C - Miami (Florida, USA)
Pool D - Jalisco (México)
March 12-19 - Second Round
Pool E - Tokyo (Japan)
Pool F - San Diego (Calif., USA)
March 20-22 - Finals
Los Angeles (Calif., USA)

Roef! Pre-Season Tourn. - SB Sr.
March 18-19 at Moergestel (Neth.)

MJFP Jan vd Vegte Memorial - BB/SB
March 25-26 at Nijmegen (Neth.)

Intern. Tourmament Storks - BB
March 25-26 at The Hague (Neth.)

Midden Nederland Cup - SB
March 25-26 at Loosdrecht (Neth.)

Roef! Pre-Season Tourn. - SB U17/U20
March 25-26 at Moergestel (Neth.)

J.C.J. Mastenbroek Tourn. - BB/SB
March 31-Apr. 2 at Enschede (Neth.)

Keistad Tournament - BB/SB
April 1 at Amersfoort (Neth.)

Ringvaart Tournament - BB
April 1-2 at Heemstede (Netherlands)

Major League Opening Day - BB
April 2-3 in USA/Canada

Haarlem Series - BB/SB
April 7-9 at Haarlem (Neth.)

I.M. Charles Urbanus Sr. Tourn. - BB
April 8-9 at Bussum (Neth.)

Jan de Wit Tournament - SB
April 8-9 at Haarlem (Neth.)

Jackie Robinson Day - MLB
April 15 in USA/Canada

Easter Cup - Men SB
April 15-16 at Spijkenisse (Neth.)

Koningsspelen
April 21, nationwide (Netherlands)

World Masters Games - BB/SB
Apr. 21-30 at Auckland (New Zealand)

Zeister Slot Tournament - Men SB
June 3-5 at Zeist (Netherlands)

Little League Neth. Champ.
1st Round - BB/SB
June 3 at to be decided (Neth.)

European Champions Cup BB
June 7-11 at Regensburg (Germany)

European CEB Cup BB
June 7-11 at Prague/Brno (Czech Rep.)

Eur. Federations Cup BB, Qualifier 3
June 12-17 at Stockholm (Sweden)

European Federations Cup BB
June 13-18 at Valencia (Spain)

Eur. Federations Cup BB, Qualifier 2
June 13-18 at Belgrade (Serbia)

Eur. Federations Cup BB, Qualifier 1
June 14-17 at Bratislava (Slovakia)

Little League Neth. Champ.
Finals - BB/SB
June 17-18 at to be decided (Neth.)

European Championship Softball
June 25-July 1 at Bollate (Italy)

Windmill Classic - Men SB
June 30-July 2 at Almere (Neth.)

World Port Tournament BB
July 1-9 at Rotterdam (Netherlands)

World Cup of Softball
July 5-9 at Oklahoma City (USA)

World Championship Men SB
July 7-16 at Whitehorse (Canada)

All-Star Futures Game - BB
July 9 at Miami (Florida, USA)

Canada Cup Intern. SB Champ.
July 10-17 at Surrey (Canada)

Eur. Champ. Coed Slowpitch SB
July 10-15 at Sofia (Bulgaria)

Eur. Champ. Jun. (U18) Qual. BB
July 10-16 at Zurich (Switzerland)

European Champ. Cad. (U16) SB
July 10-15 at Ostrava (Czech Rep.)

European Champ. Juv. (U12) BB
July 10-16 at Vleuten (Neth.)

Major League All Star Game - BB
July 11 at Miami (Florida, USA)

Apeldoorn BB & SB Series
July 11-16 at Apeldoorn (Netherlands)

European Champ. Cad. (U15) BB
July 17-23 at
Wiener Neustadt/Rohrbach (Austria)

Tex Town Tigers Cup U17 SB
July 21-23 at Enschede (Netherlands)

Battle at the Castle U12/U14 - BB/SB
July 23-28 at Oosterhout (Neth.)

World Championship Jun. SB
July 24-30 at Clearwater (Flo., USA)

European Championship B-Pool BB
July 24-30 at Miejska Gorka (Poland)

European Championship B-Pool BB
July 24-30 at Belgrade (Serbia)

Eur. Champ. U16 & U19 Men's SB
July 24-29 at Prague (Czech Rep.)

World Championship Juv. (U12) BB
July 28-Aug. 6 at Tainan (Taiwan)

MLB Hall of Fame Induction - BB
July 30 at Cooperstown (NY, USA)

World Children's Baseball Fair
July/Aug. at to be announced (Japan)

European Championship U23 BB
Aug. 7-13 at Brno (Czech Rep.)

Eur. Massimo Romeo Youth Trophy SB
Aug. 9-12 at Collecchio (Italy)

Summer Universiade - BB
Aug. 19-30 at Taipei (Taiwan)

European Premiere Cup SB
Aug. 21-26 at Haarlem (Netherlands)

European Cup SB
Aug. 21-26 at Montegranaro (Italy)

European Cup Winner's Cup SB
Aug. 21-26 at Caserta (Italy)

Joudrs Cup - Softball U17
Aug. 25-27 at Prague (Czech Rep.)

European Super Cup Men SB
Aug. 28-Sep. 2 at Amersfoort (Neth.)

World Championship Jun. (U18) BB
Sep. 1-10 at Thunder Bay (Canada)

TTT Slowpitch Fall Classic - Mixed SB
Oct. 20-22 at Enschede (Neth.)

EBCA Convention - BB
Nov. 10-12 at Belgium

Loek Loevendie Christmas Tourn. BB
December at Amsterdam (Neth.)
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Headlines 2017
Compiled and Copyright © 1997-2017 by Marco Stoovelaar
This is the archive of the articles Grand Slam * Stats & News brought you in 2017 covering Dutch and international baseball and softball.

Miscellaneous | Baseball | Softball Women | Softball Men | International Baseball | International Softball


January
Radio-show 'Langs de Lijn' celebrates 50th anniversary. (Jan. 1)


February
Spring Training-debut Ray-Patrick Didder; Schoop homers. (Feb. 27)

Jurickson Profar, Kieboom play 1st game; Juremi Profar added. (Feb. 26)

Netherlands closes exhibition series in Arizona with loss. (Feb. 25)
Daniel Arribas & Chris Pieters make Spring Training-debut. (Feb. 25)

1st game Netherlands vs. Twins ends in tie. (Feb. 24)
Didi Gregorius homers in first Spring Training at bat. (Feb. 24)

Netherlands Team wins big in exhibition game vs. Geckos. (Feb. 23)
Xander Bogaerts first Dutch player in Spring Training-action. (Feb. 23)

Schedule Dutch Major League finally released. (Feb. 22)

Exhibition losses Netherlands Team in Arizona. (Feb. 20)

Gé van Berkel inducted into Dutch Hall of Fame. (Feb. 18)

Julian Rip wins Talent of the Year Award in Utrecht. (Feb. 15)

Orange roster announced for World Baseball Classic. (Feb. 8-9)
Netherlands Team to prepare in Arizona. (Feb. 8)

Balentien and Jurrjens in Orange squad in WBC. (Feb. 6)

Season ends for Van Mil & Nooij; Brisbane in Australian Final. (Feb. 5)

Didier Seminet succeeds Jan Esselman as CEB-President. (Feb. 4)
Australia: Adelaide forces 3rd game; Good outing Van Mil. (Feb. 4)

Van Mil & Nooij open Australian Play-Off with loss. (Feb. 3)

Amsterdam Pirates adds pitcher Nick Veltkamp to roster. (Feb. 2)
Amsterdam Pirates chosen as Sports Team of the Year. (Feb. 2)

January
Van Mil & Nooij in Play-Offs Australian Baseball League. (Jan. 30)

De Caster, Ricardo, Smith, Tigres win Serie Latinoamericana. (Jan. 29)

Loss Tigres, but reaches Final Serie Latinoamericana by draw. (Jan. 28)

Tigres wins second game in Serie Latinoamericana. (Jan. 27)

Ricardo leads Tigres to opening-win in Serie Latinoamericana. (Jan. 26)

Amsterdam Pirates nominated for Sports Team of the Year. (Jan. 24)
Gregorius & Profar join Orange Team for World Baseball Classic. (Jan. 24)

Calvin Maduro wins Colombian title with Leones. (Jan. 23)

Award for Xander Bogaerts from Boston Media. (Jan. 21)

Amsterdam Pirates-Chairman Gerard van Tiggelen passed away. (Jan. 20)

Dutch players help Tigres win Nicaraguan title. (Jan. 18)

Tigres wins again; one win away from Nicaraguan title. (Jan. 17)

Gigantes avoids sweep by winning 3rd game Nicaraguan Final. (Jan. 15)
Former big league-player Rob Vakkers passed away. (Jan. 15)

Tigres also wins second game in Nicaraguan Final. (Jan. 14)

Dutch players open Nicaraguan Final with win. (Jan. 13)

Gigantes 2nd team to reach Nicaraguan Final; Vásquez MVP. (Jan. 11)

Dodgers confirm return of Kenley Jansen. (Jan. 10)

Gigantes takes lead in Nicaraguan Play-Off. (Jan. 8)

Smith, De Caster, Ricardo in Nicaraguan Final. (Jan. 5)

Loek van Mil, Bas Nooij enter final month Australian BB League. (Jan. 2)


January
Former Official Scorer Olga Lablans passed away. (Jan. 17)

Former big league-player Inger van der Graaf passed away. (Jan. 14)

Big scores on Opening Night Indoor Cup. (Jan. 13)

New South Wales shuts out Queensland to win Australian title! (Jan. 8)

Queensland first to reach Final Australian Championship. (Jan. 7)

NSW hands Queensland 1st loss in Australian Finals. (Jan. 6)

Dutch Ump Wout vd Horst invited for Senior League World Series. (Jan. 5)
Queensland, NSW in Semi-Final Australian Finals. (Jan. 5)

Queensland remains unbeaten in Australian Finals. (Jan. 4)

Queensland adds 2 Wins in Australian Finals. (Jan. 3)

Britt Vonk to play for Bollate in Italy. (Jan. 2)
Saskia Kosterink, Belinda White open Australian Finals. (Jan. 2)



February
Laureus World Sports Award for Chicago Cubs. (Feb. 14)

Brisbane captures second consecutive Australian title. (Feb. 11)

Brisbane strikes first in Australian Baseball Final. (Feb. 10)

Puerto Rico wins first Serie del Caribe in 17 years. (Feb. 7)

Puerto Rico and México in Final Serie del Caribe. (Feb. 6)

Serie del Caribe: Dominicans remain winless; 1st loss México. (Feb. 5)
Brisbane in Australian Final. (Feb. 5)

Serie del Caribe: Important win Puerto Rico; 1st loss Cuba. (Feb. 4)
Didier Seminet succeeds Jan Esselman as CEB-President. (Feb. 4)
Australia: Adelaide forces 3rd game; Good outing Van Mil. (Feb. 4)

Serie del Caribe: 2nd win Cubans; México wins on walk-off slam. (Feb. 3)
Van Mil & Nooij open Australian Play-Off with loss. (Feb. 3)

Venezuela hands Puerto Rico 2nd loss in Serie del Caribe. (Feb. 2)

Cuban champion opens Serie del Caribe with shutout-win. (Feb. 1)

January
Van Mil & Nooij in Play-Offs Australian Baseball League. (Jan. 30)

De Caster, Ricardo, Smith, Tigres win Serie Latinoamericana. (Jan. 29)

Loss Tigres, but reaches Final Serie Latinoamericana by draw. (Jan. 28)

Tigres wins second game in Serie Latinoamericana. (Jan. 27)

Ricardo leads Tigres to opening-win in Serie Latinoamericana. (Jan. 26)

Calvin Maduro wins Colombian title with Leones. (Jan. 23)

Baseball-awards handed out in New York & St. Louis. (Jan. 22)
Granma sweeps Ciego de Ávila to capture first Cuban title! (Jan. 22)

Granma wins 3rd game; one win away from Cuban title. (Jan. 21)
Award for Xander Bogaerts from Boston Media. (Jan. 21)

Granma also wins 2nd game Cuban Final. (Jan. 20)

Granma wins opener Cuban Final in 10th inning. (Jan. 19)

Bagwell, Raines, Rodríguez elected into Hall of Fame. (Jan. 18)

Tigres wins again; one win away from Nicaraguan title. (Jan. 17)

Gigantes avoids sweep by winning 3rd game Nicaraguan Final. (Jan. 15)

Tigres also wins second game in Nicaraguan Final. (Jan. 14)

Dutch players open Nicaraguan Final with win. (Jan. 13)

Gigantes 2nd team to reach Nicaraguan Final; Vásquez MVP. (Jan. 11)

High Italian decoration for former player/coach Salvatore Varriale. (Jan. 9)

Gigantes takes lead in Nicaraguan Play-Off. (Jan. 8)


January
New South Wales shuts out Queensland to win Australian title! (Jan. 8)

Queensland first to reach Final Australian Championship. (Jan. 7)

NSW hands Queensland 1st loss in Australian Finals. (Jan. 6)

Queensland, NSW in Semi-Final Australian Finals. (Jan. 5)

Queensland remains unbeaten in Australian Finals. (Jan. 4)

Queensland adds 2 Wins in Australian Finals. (Jan. 3)

Saskia Kosterink, Belinda White open Australian Finals. (Jan. 2)


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