Heidenheim Heideköpfe is a baseball and softball club from Heidenheim an der Brenz, Baden-Württemberg. The club was established in 1992 as the baseball arm of Heidenheimer Sportbund (SB), a parent organization that contains several clubs in different sports, and played its first season in 1993 in the Baden-Württemberg District League. The first men's team was promoted to the first division of the Baseball Bundesliga for the 2001 season and has played there in every season since, winning its only championship to date in 2009.
The team's name means "heathland's head," a reference to Heidenheim's coat of arms. The team mascot is Heiko, a life-sized teddy bear made by the Margarete-Steiff-Company.
Heideköpfe play their home games at New Heideköpfe Ballpark. Completed in 2002, the field is 98 meters (322 ft) down the lines and 120 meters (394 ft) to center. It has fixed seating of 500 and a grassy picnic area that can accommodate an additional 2,500 spectators. The team claims an average attendance of 350, with a peak home attendance of 1,500 on August 21, 1994 against the Stuttgart Reds, prior to the construction of the new ballpark.
Season by Season Performance (1st Bundesliga)