Elitserien (baseball)

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Elitserien is the highest level of professional baseball in Sweden and is operated by the Swedish Baseball and Softball Federation. The number of teams in Elitserien has varied through the years. The Swedish baseball championship was inaugurated in 1963. Teams compete in the regular season for a chance to make the playoffs and battle for the Elitserien Cup Champsionship. Teams also play many exhibition games and events within Sweden, and throughout Northern Europe, in an attempt to help the sport gain popularity. Each organization has a Elitserien team, as well as minor league and youth league teams.

Current Teams 2007-Present[edit]


Teams during 2006[edit]

  • Alby Stars
  • Karlskoga Bats
  • Leksand Lumberjacks
  • Stockholm
  • Sundbyberg Heat
  • Tranås

Teams during 2005[edit]

  • Göteborg Hajarna
  • Karlskoga Bats
  • Leksand Lumberjacks
  • Oskarshamn Lost Boys
  • Skövde Saints
  • Sundbyberg Heat
  • Tranås

Teams during 2004[edit]

  • Alby Stars
  • Karlskoga Bats
  • Leksand Lumberjacks
  • Oskarshamn Lost Boys
  • Rättvik Butchers
  • Skövde Saints
  • Sundbyberg Heat
  • Tranås

Teams during 2003[edit]

  • Alby Stars
  • Karlskoga Bats
  • Leksand Lumberjacks
  • Oskarshamn Lost Boys
  • Rättvik Butchers
  • Skövde Saints
  • Sundbyberg Heat
  • Tranås

Past Swedish champions[edit]

Year Champions
1963 Solna
1964 Leksand
1965 Wasa
1966 Wasa
1967 Leksand
1968 Leksand
1969 Leksand
1970 Leksand
1971 Leksand
1972 Leksand
1973 Bagarmossen
1974 Bagarmossen
1975 Leksand
1976 Bagarmossen
1977 Bagarmossen
1978 Leksand
1979 Leksand
1980 Bagarmossen
1981 Leksand
1982 Leksand
1983 Leksand
1984 Sundbyberg
Year Champions
1985 Sundbyberg
1986 Sundbyberg
1987 Leksand
1988 Leksand
1989 Skellefteå
1990 Skellefteå
1991 Skellefteå
1992 Skellefteå
1993 Skellefteå
1994 Skellefteå
1995 Skellefteå
1996 Leksand
1997 Leksand
1998 Leksand
1999 Skellefteå
2000 Alby
2001 Rättvik
2002 Rättvik
2003 Sundbyberg
2004 Leksand
2005 Leksand
2006 Sundbyberg
2007 Karlskoga
2008 Stockholm
2009 Stockholm

See also[edit]

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