Breaking News: Ted Williams’ Irish Roots Go Back to County Cork!

If you’ve been on our Member Forum or the Irish Ancestry Database, then you are well aware of our work in uncovering the Irish roots of many current and former big leaguers. Our resident genealogist, Tim Carr, recently made one of his biggest discoveries yet: “Exciting news this week in regards to the Irish Heritage […]

Listen: The Surprisingly American Roots of St. Patrick’s Day

On this very special episode of the Irish Baseball Podcast, host Rick Becker is joined by Mike Cronin to discuss the history of the holiday.  Cronin is the Academic Director for Boston College Ireland. In the second segment, John Fitzgerald joins Rick to about Baseball United’s newest youth baseball program in Ireland. Podcast Transcript: Announcer […]

Watch: Danny Boy O’Connor from House of Pain

Danny Boy O’Connor joined host Shaun Clancy for an episode of the “Craic and the Bat” on Irish Baseball TV. In their epic, hour-long conversation, Shaun and Danny discussed Danny’s favorite team (Yankees), his favorite player (Pete Rose), how his Irish heritage influenced his work in House of Pain, his path to getting sober, and […]

IABS Member Commits to Play Baseball at Cal Tech

Congratulations to Irish American Baseball Society member Brendan Flaherty! Brendan, a senior P/SS at Lake Forest Academy in Illinois, has committed to play for the California Institute of Technology (Cal Tech) in Pasadena, California! Brendan is also a proud dual citizen of the USA and Ireland. He hopes to play for the Irish 18u Junior […]

News Release: Baseball Charity Auctions Off First Pitch

One Lucky Fan Will Throw Out First Pitch at a NY Boulders Game Pomona, NY (June 27, 2021) – The Irish American Baseball Society is auctioning off the chance to throw out the first pitch at a New York Boulders game on July 24. The winning bidder will also receive four free tickets to see […]