The Confederation of European Baseball (Confédération Européenne de Baseball, CEB), is the governing body of baseball within Europe. The CEB was founded in 1953 with 5 members, which were Belgium, France, Germany, Italy and Spain. As of today, there are 38 members, excluding Armenia. In 2010, there were 112,303 players in the CEB countries.
The IBAF released their updated rankings list in August 2009, in addition to the most recently contested tournaments being added and their expired counterparts being removed, the results of the 2005 European Baseball Championship were removed. This resulted in the removal of Greece from the rankings list. The Netherlands maintained its position as first of the European teams and sixth of the world.