This is the Eirball Index Page to All-Time Results and Standings of the Irish Baseball League and other Baseball Leagues in Ireland such as the WW2 League among US and Canadian Soldiers stationed in Northern Ireland for the duration of the War.
In mid-1990s a few Leinster Softball players wanted something more competitive and atarted the first Irish Baseball League in 1997. With funding from the Irish-American owner of the Los Angeles Dodgers Major League Baseball team, a puropse-built Baseball Diamond was made in Corkagh Park, Clondalkin, Dublin 22, including a Little League field, and the League has been in existence since, celebrating its 25th anniverary in 2021.
Irish Baseball League
Irish Baseball League 1997-2005; Baseball Ireland A-League and B-League 2006-Present
Irish Baseball League (Standings)
Irish Baseball League Results
Baseball Ireland A-League Seasons:
Irish Baseball & Softball Federation – Irish Baseball League (Seasons):
Baseball Ireland B-League Seasons:
Irish Baseball League Preseason
Baseball Ireland Machine Cage League 80mph
Baseball Ireland Machine Cage League 60mph
Cadet Baseball Leagues
Baseball has been played in Ireland since the first visiting American Major League teams in the 1870s, and the first Leagues in Ireland were played by American and Canadian Baseball playersstationed in Northern Ireland during the Second World War. In the 1960s the Youth first teams in Ireland were formed in Dublin and Waterford, and the Irish Baseball Association was formed by these teams. In 1982 the first Dublin Softball League (Softball is a recreational version of Baseball) season was played (the League is still in existence as the Leinster Softball League) 1988 the Donegal Baseball and Softball Association played a Youth Baseball season
Northern Ireland Baseball Championship
From 1942, when US Soldiers, Navy & Airmen stationed in Northern Ireland during World War II played in the Northern Ireland Baseball League and 8th US Air Corps Baseball Championship, to the Youth Baseball Championships played in Waterford & Dublin in the 1960s (The Irish Baseball Association) and Donegal (The Donegal Baseball & Softball Association) there have been Baseball Leagues in Ireland.
Irish Baseball Leagues 1942-1988
WW2 US Armed Forces Leagues 1942-1943; Cadet Baseball Leagues 1961-1988.
Cadet Baseball Leagues Finals
Cadet Baseball Leagues Results
Donegal Baseball & Softball Asociation (Seasons): 1988
Tuam (Galway) Cadet Baseball (Seasons): 1970
Irish Baseball Association (Seasons): 1961
Northern Ireland Baseball League 1942-1943
8th US Air Corps v NIBL Championship Series (Seasons): 1943
8th US Air Corps Baseball Championship (Seasons): 1943
Baseball Ireland Teams
The first Irish Baseball League season took place in 1997 with four teams. The following year it was decided to start fresh with all-new teams and an all-players draft. The Hurricanes and Spartans, now Dublin City Hurricanes and Dublin Spartans were among those teams and are still (as of 2021) in the Baseball Ireland A-League.
Baseball Ireland Teams
Irish Baseball & Softball Federation 1997-2005; Baseball Ireland 2006-Present
(*) Teams still in existence marked with an asterisk
First Four IBL Teams 1997
Dublin IBL Teams 1998-2006
Dublin IBL / Baseball Ireland Teams 1998-Present
Belfast IBL / Baseball Ireland Teams 1997-Present
International IBL / Baseball Ireland Teams 1999-2014
Leinster Provincial Teams 2002-2022
Munster Teams 2008-2020
Ulster Provincial Teams 2010-2020
Baseball Ireland Awards & Records
Baseball Ireland honours outstanding achievements in the Irish Baseball League.