Croatia national baseball team
|Croatia national baseball team|
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|Confederation||Confederation of European Baseball|
The Croatia national baseball team is the national baseball team of Croatia. As of the beginning of 2013 in the IBAF World Rankings, they were the 7th best team in Europe and the 31st men's baseball team overall. The team is controlled by the Croatian Baseball Association, which is represented in the Confederation of European Baseball. Croatia hosted one of the four pools during the first stage of play in the 2009 Baseball World Cup. The Official IBAF 2014 End-of-the-Year World Rankings put Croatia 43rd in the world. Croatia joined the Confederation of European Baseball in 1992.
In 2015, Croatia won the B-Level European Championship in Karlovac. They were undefeated in their pool, winning all 5 games. In the championship game, Croatia defeated Slovakia 6-4 to win the Qualifier for the 2016 European Baseball Championship. Croatia finished in 12th place in the 2014 Euros and were relegated to the B-Level.
Osvaldo Vavra is the current President of the Croatian Baseball Association. Božidar Rožman is the Vice President, and Zdenko Ostović is the Secretary General. Kristina Uroić is the Executive Director of the CBA, which is headquartered in the capital city, Zagreb.
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The manager of the team is James Summers, and the three assistant coaches are Branko Nenadic, Ross Vukovich and Kristijan Brezak.
- IBAF World Rankings
- Croatia at the Confederation of European Baseball
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