The Irish American Baseball Society

The Irish American Baseball Society (IABS) celebrates the contributions of Irish Americans to the game of baseball while working to advance the growth of the game of baseball in Ireland.

The IABS is a non-profit subsidiary of the Baseball United Foundation. Our members include current and former MLB players, coaches, and executives, as well as high school and college coaches and fans like you!

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Partnership with the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame

Through our partnership with the Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame, we celebrate the contributions of Irish Americans to professional baseball. Our membership includes Irish American Hall of Famers Steve Garvey, Peter O’Malley, Eric Byrnes, and Joe McEwing!

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Irish Shamrock Diamond Black Baseball Cap

If you’re looking for great Irish Baseball gear to wear to the ballpark or the the St. Patrick’s Day Parade, we’ve got you covered! Official caps, shirts, and jerseys from the Irish American Baseball Society and Irish American Baseball Hall of Fame!

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Premium Membership

Premium Members enjoy discounts and free shipping on Irish Baseball gear and exclusive access to online events like Q&A sessions with MLB players, coaches, and executives! Click here to learn more!

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MLB Ireland Series


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Become a Premium Member today to take advantage of great benefits like 20% off all orders in our online store and free shipping on all orders. Premium Members also enjoy exclusive memorabilia giveaways and access to pro players, coaches, and executives in our video Q&A sessions.

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If you’d like to get involved but you’re not ready for Premium Membership, we invite you to join our mailing list. As a member of our mailing list, you’ll receive our monthly email newsletter and $5 off your first order in our online store!

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Notable IABS Members

Irish American Baseball Society members come from all over the world. They include current and former MLB players and coaches, executives, and fans, just like you! 

MLB legend Steve Garvey

Former MLB star and MLB Network analyst Eric Byrnes displaying his IABS T-shirt.

MLB pitcher Kevin McCarthy

Former MLB player and current coach Joe McEwing

Other Notable Members

Below is a partial list of IABS members with professional or collegiate baseball experience.  If you’re an IABS member who should be listed below, please contact us!

MLB Players

  • Steve Garvey - 19-year MLB veteran, 10x All-Star, NL MVP
  • PJ Conlon - Pitcher, New York Mets
  • Eric Byrnes - 11-year MLB veteran, MLB Network analyst
  • Kevin McCarthy - Pitcher, Kansas City Royals
  • Rob Delaney - Pitched for Minnesota and Tampa Bay. Current Pitching Coach for Villanova University

MLB Coaches

  • Donegal Fergus - Minnesota Twins Minor League Hitting Coordinator


MLB Executives

  • Peter O'Malley - Former Owner, Los Angeles Dodgers
  • Larry Young - Retired 23-year MLB umpire. Current MLB Umpire Supervisor
  • Patrick O'Shea - Advanced Scouting Analyst, Los Angels Dodgers


College Coaches

  • Greg Sullivan - Assistant Coach, Boston College
  • Bill Sullivan - Former Head Coach, Mercy College