Baseball is a National game of America and popular like cricket in India. To promote Baseball In India. Amateur Baseball federation of India is formed in 1983 likewise State Association also formed in 1985.
Under the leadership of Sri. Nagaraj.N has coach our players excelled in National and International Championship and brought laurels to the country.
The State Association organized 2nd Senior National Championship at Bangalore during 1985.
To promote the game further the State Association organized major league (KMLB) in Bangalore on
5th and 6th December 2015 in which top players of our state and Caspian Sports Club and Indian Baseball Academy took part. This was a major event organized by the state association.
Now we have taken the responsibility of organizing 30th National Championship for men and women at Belagavi on 27th to 31st January 2016 under the able leadership of Sri. Ashok M. Pattan, MLA,
Chief Whip of Karnataka Legislative Assembly.
27 states will participate in the Championship provided free boarding and lodging for 6 days. State association conducting coaching camps for state players from 6th to 25th January 2016 under the guidance of Sri. P.Gopinath, Sai Coach and International Player. Sri. Dilip Kuduwalli will coach women team.
The players from the state who are in Indian camp during 2015 will be playing for the state are
Vinay T Gowda, Siddarth Ravindra, Ravikiran, Sankreeth, Ajit and Naveenkumar.
Special awards will be given to following players – Best Batter, Fielder, Pitcher, Catcher and Man of the tournament (MVP) in both men and women section.
Indian team will be selected on the performance of this Nationals for the forthcoming
Asian Championship at South Korea for men and World Cup for women at Japan.
Sri. Nagaraj.N will be the tournament secretary of this National Championship.
(B.L. Vedamurthy )