European C Pool Championships    Dublin, Ireland   July 23-28, 2018

Hellas advances to the 2019 B-Pool Championship!

Although Hellas lost in their division finals to Ireland, they finished in with a 3-1 round-robin record which was good for 3rd place out of 10 teams and a ticket to the next level Olympic qualifier tournament in 2019. Other countries that qualified include Ireland and the Ukraine.

2018  Corporate Sponsors

We thank each of you for your contribution and your commitment to the Hellenic National Baseball Team.

Aegean Airlines is supporting Hellas Baseball by offering flight transportation accomodations for certain team needs.

Vermantia Immersive Gaming supports Hellas Baseball by providing transportation for our representative umpire.

Colossus Taverna and Fine Greek Foods in Port Credit and Oakville, Canada is proud to support the 2018 Hellas National Baseball Team.

The Crooked Cue Billiard & Pool Hall Bar in Toronto and Port Credit, Ontario, Canada are proud to help fund Hellas players for the 2018 championship.

TEAM APPAREL

Support Hellas Baseball by purchasing team apparel for the whole family. Choose from a variety of high quality shirts, hats, hoodies and pants by Adidas and Under Armour.

TEAM PHOTOS

Team in action photos are available to purchase and help support the team. All proceeds go to help fund this year's championship.

Baseball in Greece

Baseball was played in Greece before the 2004 Olympics as exhibition games in the 1950's and in the late 1960's early 70's as Little League games on the US Air Force and Navy Base in Athens.

TEAM HISTORY

The Hellas National Baseball Team owes it’s birth and persistent existence to the International Olympic Committee’s 1997 decision that awarded the 2004 Olympic Games to Athens, Greece.

PLAYER SELECTION

Want to join the team?

Find out what baseball experience is needed and the Greek citizenship documents required for eligibility.

New  Manager  Announced!

It is with great pleasure to officially announce Jim Essian as the new Manager of the Hellas National Baseball Team.

"Skip" is returning after having been the Manager in previous years most notably:

2008 - Portugal , 2010 - Germany, 2011 - Panama and 2012 - The Netherlands

New Prospects

L to R

C  Antonio Torres (left)

Coach/Scout Rye Pothakos

RHP  Taso Stathopoulos  (right)

Piszek Cup 2018 

14th Annual International Memorial

of Edward Piszek in Baseball

August 15 -18, 2018

www.stalkutno.pl

CONTACTS

GM  Tom Mazarakis

Athens, Greece

Email:  greekbaseball@gmail.com

Coach  John Bissylas

Toronto, Canada

Tel:  1.416.720.5537

Email:  johnnybiss@gmail.com

Coach/Head Scout  Rye Pothakos

Saskatoon, Canada

Tel:  1.639.471.8009

Email:  ryendi@icloud.com

Build it and they will come

Welcome to Hellas Baseball also known as Greek Baseball.

Founded for the 2004 Olympic games, Hellas Baseball's mission has always been to develop local baseball talent and provide a competitive National Team for Greek players everywhere in the world to join and to proudly represent their country on an international stage.

It is hoped that you too might join us on this mission to make Hellas Baseball a dream for many.

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Next Tournament

The team is now preparing for the  2018 European Pool C Championships in Dublin, Ireland July 23-28, 2018.