DOOR Neptunus

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This article is about the Dutch baseball team. For the swimming crab genus, see Neptunus (crab). For other uses, see Neptune (disambiguation).
Curaçao Neptunus
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League Honkbal Hoofdklasse
Location Rotterdam
Ballpark Neptunus Familiestadion, 2,460 capacity
Year founded 1943
League championships 1981, 1991, 1993, 1995, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004, 2005, 2009, 2010, 2013, 2014
European Cup championships 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003, 2004
2014 Record 34–7–1 (1st of 8)[1]
Manager Evert-Jan ‘t Hoen[2]
Uniforms
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Neptunus is the baseball team of the Neptunus Sporting Club in Rotterdam, the Netherlands. Following its 2014 championship season, the club signed a sponsorship contract for the 2015, 2016 and 2017 seasons with Curaçao and competes under the name Curaçao Neptunus.[3] Baseball club DOOR Neptunus has a revenue of 1 million euros.

Neptunus plays in the Honkbal Hoofdklasse, the top level of professional baseball in the Netherlands, where it is its most successful team. It won the Holland Series seven consecutive times from 1999–2005 and won the European Cup five consecutive times from 2000–2004. In 2010 they set a league record by winning 39 games in a single season.[4] The notable yacht designer, Tony Castro, has long worked with Neptunus.

2015 roster[edit]

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Pitchers Acker, van Jorian 10 Driel, van Berry 3 Markwell, Diegomar 35 Timmer, Floris 19 Yntema, Orlando 38 Branden, van de Kenny 7 Kelly, Kevin 33 Mil, van Loek 36

Catchers Huijser, Mourik 26 Boekhoudt, Gianison 12

Infielders Dille, Benjamin 11 Kemp, Dwayne 24 Legito, Raily 30 Marlin, Shurman 5 Meer, van der Stijn Vernooi, Rien 17

Outfielders Anthony, Adrian 4 Daantji, Shaldimar 23 Kemp, Urving 2 Lopez, Gyenuar 18 Diaz, Christian 8

Staff Evert-Jan 't Hoen 9 Manager Jan Collins 21 Pitching Coach Melfried Comenencia 27 3rd base Coach Ton Meiresonne Equipment Manager Alex Parengkuan Physiotherapist

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Historie hoofdklasse competitie" (in Dutch). Neptunus. Retrieved March 12, 2015. 
  2. ^ "Curaçao Neptunus" (in Dutch). de Nederlandse Honkbalsite. Retrieved March 12, 2015. 
  3. ^ "Curacao succeeds DOOR as main sponsor for Neptunus Rotterdam". Mister Baseball. December 17, 2014. Retrieved March 12, 2015. 
  4. ^ "DOOR Neptunus closes out Record Regular Season in Hoofdklasse". Mister Baseball. August 16, 2010. Retrieved March 12, 2015. 

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