For over 15 years, former players of the Dutch National Baseball Team have been gathering annually for a special game, honoring events, club anniversaries, or as part of club tournaments. It's always amazing to see these familiar faces shining on the field.
They go by the name "THE OLD STARS".

Due to great enthusiasm, the idea emerged to hold this game during the 2020 Baseball Week Haarlem. Unfortunately, the tournament was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic, forcing the old-timers to stow away their spikes.

But in 2022, The Game was On. Two teams were selected

In a packed Pim Mullier stadium, they played it out in front of an ecstatic crowd, preceding the last and Final game. Despite not having seen each other for years, the Old Stars enjoyed playing together again, amidst loud applause from the crowd.

An impressive Line-Up 2022 boasting illustrious names, with Rikkert Faneyte (former MLB Giants) coaching the Orange Old Stars and Good Old Hudson John coaching the Royal Old Stars. View the Old Star 2022 Gallery.


Also, an agreement has been reached for 2024 with the Haarlem Baseballweek to organize an Old Star Game during the Baseball Week (July 12th to 19th) on the final day, Friday 19th.
GAME TIME 16:30h

The invitations have been sent out, and some former internationals who made their mark with the Dutch team have been selected once again. Some even played for the team that became World Champions in 2011 in a thrilling game against Cuba.

This year, the Orange Old Stars are led by the legendary pitcher Nol Beenders, who holds the longest ERA record of 0.35 in Dutch history from 1973 to 2011.
And Good Old Hudson John, known as the Home Run King of 1965, 1979, 1971, and 1973, has stepped up once again to lead the Royal Old Stars.

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