1. In which African countries is baseball played?
African countries in which baseball and softball are played include Burkina Faso, Cameroon, Ghana, Ivory Coast, Kenya, Lesotho, Liberia, Madagascar, Makawi, Mali, Morocco, Mozambique, Namibia, Nigeria, South Africa, Swaziland, Togo. Tunisia, Uganda, Zambia, and Zimbabwe.
2. Don't they already have sports in Africa? Why baseball and softball?
Yes, there are other sports in Africa, but baseball and softball offer an ideal mix of opportunity for individual achievement and coopertive team play. Unlike sports whose outcomes are determined almost entirely by athletic prowess, baseball and softball require strategic thinking and mental disciple. Many professional baseball players have pointed out the challenge posed by staying mentally focused in the field while pitch after pitch is thrown— not to mention the patiencce and self-disciple required to step back in the box after striking out in your last at-bat.
3. When is the baseball season in Africa?
It varies from country to country. For example, the baseball season in Ghana is two times in a year, February-March and September-November.
4. How many teams and players are in Ghana?
There are about five teams and 70 players in Ghana with over 500 interested players.