Great Britain

Great Britain

The British Baseball Federation announced their final roster for Team Great Britain at the European Championship 2016 in Hoofddorp, Netherlands. It’s a mix between players from the British National Baseball League and other leagues worldwide. 25 players are on the list, one needs to be cut before the tournament.

The coaching staff is led by Liam Carroll, who is also going to manage Great Britain at the WBC Qualifier in Brooklyn, New York following the European Championship. Also on the staff are Zach Graefser, Will Lintern, future ABCA Hall of Famer Bill Percy, Alan Dean and Glen Robertson.

Prior to the European Championship the team will travel to Hoofddorp on September 4 for a short training camp. They will face the Netherlands, Czech Republic, Germany, Sweden and Russia in Group A during first-round play.



Roster & Coaching Staff

Bo-William Gilligan LHP
Albin Sivard LHP
Simon Andersson LHP
Jakob Claesson RHP
Mikael Fasth RHP
Emil Sahlin RHP/OF
Per Sjörs RHP/INF
Bryan Berglund RHP
Jack Keeler RHP
Max Hill RHP
Arvid Carlstedt RHP
Björn Johannessen C
Joel Johnson C
Leonard Bäckström C
Matt Merriefield INF
Daniel Johnson INF
Adam Sorgi INF
Christoffer Granström INF
Nico Felice INF/OF
Peter Johannessen OF
Johan Klarberg OF
Pontus Byström OF
Tommy Lindell OF
Liam Carroll Head Coach
Zach Graefser Pitching Coach
Will Lintern First Base Coach
Bill Percy Third Base Coach
Alan Dean Sports Science Director
Glen Robertson Operations Director