Germany national baseball team

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Germany national baseball team
Country  Germany
Confederation Confederation of European Baseball
Manager Erich Kittlaus
European Championship
Best result 2nd (1957)

The Germany national baseball team is the national baseball team for Germany. They are a contender for the European Baseball Championship and have competed in the Baseball World Cup.

Current squad[edit]

Roster for 2016 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.[1]

Manager: Garth Iorg
Coaches: Willie Upshaw, Dennis Cook, Martin Helmig, Troy Williams.

Pos. 0#0 Player Date of birth (age) Club
P Sven Schüller United States Los Angeles Dodgers
P Markus Solbach United States Arizona Diamondbacks
P Jan-Niclas Stöcklin Germany Mainz Athletics
P Daniel Thieben Germany Paderborn Untouchables
P Maurice Wilhelm Germany Bonn Capitals
P Daniel Thieben Germany Paderborn Untouchables
P Luke Sommer Germany Heidenheim Heideköpfe
P Lukas Steinlein Germany München-Haar Disciples
P Will Ohman United States MLB Retiree
P Enorbel Marquez Germany Retired
P Sascha Koch Germany Bonn Capitals
P Lucas Dickman Germany Mainz Athletics
P Martin Dewald Germany Heidenheim Heideköpfe
C Christopher Howard Germany Buchbinder Legionäre Regensburg
C Bruce Maxwell United States Oakland Athletics
C Simon Gühring Germany Heidenheim Heideköpfe
IF Eric Brenk Germany Bonn Capitals
IF Ludwig Glaser Germany Buchbinder Legionäre Regensburg
IF Daniel Hinz Germany Paderborn Untouchables
IF Lukas Jahn Germany Buchbinder Legionäre Regensburg
IF Nadir Ljatifi United States Cincinnati Reds
IF Donald Lutz United States Cincinnati Reds
IF Christoph Ziegler Germany München-Haar Disciples
IF Kevin Trisl Germany München-Haar Disciples
OF Max Boldt Germany Mainz Athletics
OF Dominique Taylor United States Kansas City Royals
OF Kevin Kotowski Germany Mainz Athletics
OF Sascha Lutz Germany Heidenheim Heideköpfe
OF Kent Matthes United States Lancaster Barnstormers

Previous squad[edit]

Roster for 2012 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.

Manager: Erich Kittlaus
Coaches: Terry Abbott, Justin Pope, Gene Roof, Troy Williams.

Pos. 0#0 Player Date of birth (age) Club
P 20 Mike Bolsenbroek (1987-03-11)March 11, 1987 Buchbinder Legionäre
P 9 Alex Burgos (1990-12-01)December 1, 1990 United States Lakeland Flying Tigers
P 5 Martin Dewald (1986-03-05)March 5, 1986 Heidenheim Heideköpfe
P 15 Harry Glynne (1990-06-03)June 3, 1990 Solingen Alligators
P 6 Eugen Heilmann (1981-06-12)June 12, 1981 Paderborn Untouchables
P 29 Andre Hughes (1985-01-01)January 1, 1985 Solingen Alligators
P 32 Adam Kudryk (1987-12-31)December 31, 1987
P 46 Justin Kuehn (1987-12-31)December 31, 1987 Buchbinder Legionäre
P 23 Enorbel Marquez (1974-12-11)December 11, 1974 Italy Telemarket Rimini
P 13 Will Ohman (1977-08-13)August 13, 1977 Free agent
P 21 Markus Solbach (1991-08-26)August 26, 1991 United States Windy City ThunderBolts
P 30 Luke Sommer (1985-06-22)June 22, 1985 Heidenheim Heideköpfe
P 17 Daniel Thieben (1993-09-18)September 18, 1993 United States Pulaski Mariners
C 19 Kai Gronauer (1986-11-28)November 28, 1986 United States Las Vegas 51s
IF 11 Maximilian Boldt (1988-09-01)September 1, 1988 Mainz Athletics
IF 33 Michael Franke (1981-09-22)September 22, 1981 HSV Stealers
IF 31 Toby Gardenhire (1982-09-11)September 11, 1982 Free agent
IF 28 Ludwig Glaser (1987-12-19)December 19, 1987 Buchbinder Legionäre
IF 39 Donald Lutz (1989-02-06)February 6, 1989 United States Cincinnati Reds
IF 14 Jendrick Speer (1980-09-26)September 26, 1980 Paderborn Untouchables
IF 7 Matthew Vance (1986-06-28)June 28, 1986 Buchbinder Legionäre
IF 3 Matt Weaver (1990-01-27)January 27, 1990 United States Danville Braves
OF 22 Aaron Altherr (1991-01-14)January 14, 1991 United States Philadelphia Phillies
OF 24 Max Kepler (1993-08-27)August 27, 1993 United States Minnesota Twins
OF 26 Mike Larson (1983-08-27)August 27, 1983 Mainz Athletics
OF 12 Eric Suttle (1984-07-17)July 17, 1984 United States Lexington Legends
16 Simon Gühring (1983-07-14)July 14, 1983 Heidenheim Heideköpfe
18 Jake Shaffer (1987-08-16)August 16, 1987 Retired list

International tournament results[edit]

World Baseball Classic[edit]

World Baseball Classic record Qualification record
Year Host(s) Round Position W L RS RA Host W L RS RA
2006 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2009 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2013 Did not qualify Germany 2 2 40 29
2017 Did not qualify Mexico 0 2 7 20
Total 0/4 2 4 47 49

Baseball World Cup[edit]

  • 1972 : 16th
  • 1973 : 11th
  • 2007 : 14th
  • 2009 : 17th
  • 2011 : 15th

European Baseball Championship[edit]

  • 1954 : 4th
  • 1955 : Bronze 3rd
  • 1956 : 5th
  • 1957 : Argent 2nd
  • 1958 : Bronze 3rd
  • 1960 : did not qualify
  • 1962 : 5th
  • 1964 : did not qualify
  • 1965 : Bronze 3rd
  • 1967 : Bronze 3rd
 
  • 1969 : 4th
  • 1971 : Bronze 3rd
  • 1973 : did not qualify
  • 1975 : Bronze 3rd
  • 1977 : did not qualify
  • 1979 : did not qualify
  • 1981 : did not qualify
  • 1983 : did not qualify
  • 1985 : did not qualify
  • 1987 : 7th
 
  • 1989 : 8th
  • 1991 : did not qualify
  • 1993 : 7th
  • 1995 : 6th
  • 1997 : 10th
  • 1999 : 10th
  • 2001 : 7th
  • 2003 : 12th
  • 2005 : 4th
  • 2007 : 4th
 

References[edit]