18/7/21 Opening Day finally arrives for baseball in Telford as the Giants share the spoils with Long Eaton Storm!
The long-awaited return of baseball to Telford may have happened last year with the formation of the Giants, however, it never felt quite right for those involved until now as the Meadow Recreation Ground in Coalbrookdale played host to its first Telford fixture this past Sunday. An enthralling 10-10 result, after extra innings, was a fitting end to an excellent day of British baseball. The game featured lead changes, home runs, doubles, and plenty of action in what proved to be an exciting, albeit very hot, afternoon of baseball.
To honour the special occasion BBC Shropshire’s Mark Elliot threw out the game’s ceremonial first pitch, Mark has kindly provided the club with generous radio exposure over the past year and was a fitting guest. Although courtesy of a centre fielder #89 Will Waters’ run-scoring double the Giants took an early 2-0 lead, the hosts found themselves