Germany national baseball team
Information
Country Germany
ConfederationConfederation of European Baseball
WBSC ranking
Current 18 Steady (31 December 2021)[1]
Highest17 (December 2012)
Lowest22 (2 times; latest in December 2018)
European Championship
Best result2nd (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 roster

Germany roster - 2021 World Baseball Classic Qualifier
Players Coaches
Pitchers
  • Logan Grigsby
  • Lucas Jacobsen
  • Sascha Koch
  • Enorbel Márquez
  • Niklas Rimmel
  • Sven Schüller
  • Philip Schulz
  • Markus Solbach
  • Luke Sommer
  • Julius Spann
  • Tim Stahlman
  • Benjamin Thaqi
  • Daniel Thieben
  • Dalton von Schamann
  • Maurice Wilhelm
Catchers

Infielders

Outfielders

  • Pascal Amon
  • Malik Ehmcke
  • Kevin Kotowski
  • Shawn Larry
  • Demetrius Moorer
Manager
  • Steve Janssen

Coaches

  • Bernard Beckman (Coach)
  • Clemens Cichocki (Coach)
  • Kris Deuren (Coach)
  • Troy Williams (Coach)
  • Markus Winkler (Coach)


2016 team

Roster for 2016 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.[2]

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

Pos. Number 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 Diego Velad 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 team

Roster for 2012 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.

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

Pos. Number 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

World Baseball Classic

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

European Baseball Championship

Team Germany competed in the 2019 European Baseball Championship, and came in 6th. Among the players who competed for it were Donald Lutz and Markus Solbach.[3]

  • 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

  1. ^ "The WBSC World Ranking". WBSC. 31 December 2021. Retrieved 31 December 2021.
  2. ^ "Deutschlands Kader für World Baseball Classic Qualifier veröffentlicht - - DBV".
  3. ^ "Statistiken der Baseball-EM 2019 — Baseball EC 2019".