Mandela Bay and Gauteng add to the list of honours ready for NBC 2023

As the excitement for the South African Baseball Championships builds up, more and more provinces and regions are holding their capping ceremonies to send their teams off in style. This past weekend was no exception, with Western Cape Baseball, Mandela Bay, and Gauteng all hosting their own ceremonies.

Gauteng’s capping ceremony was presided over by Gauteng Baseball President, Dean Mckinon. The province is one of the powerhouses of South African baseball and has a long history of producing talented players. With a strong team in place, Gauteng is poised to make a deep run in this year’s championships.

In the Eastern Cape, Mandela Bay Region Chairman and head coach, Jonathan Viljoen, presented his team with their caps. The region has a proud baseball tradition and has produced some of the country’s top players over the years. With Viljoen at the helm, the team is sure to be well-prepared for the challenges ahead.

The South African Baseball Championships are set to take place from 1-11 April 2023 at the Boksburg Cardinals Baseball club in Gauteng. The tournament is one of the biggest events on the South African sporting calendar and attracts teams from across the country. This year’s competition promises to be as exciting as ever, with top-class baseball action on display.

For the teams, the capping ceremony is an important tradition that signifies the start of their journey towards the championships. It’s a chance for players to come together, to bond and to show their commitment to their team and their sport. The caps they receive are not just a piece of clothing; they represent their team, their province, and their country.

As the teams make their final preparations for the championships, there is a sense of anticipation and excitement in the air. They know the challenges that lie ahead, but they are also confident in their abilities and in the support of their teammates and fans. For baseball fans across the country, the South African Baseball Championships are an opportunity to witness some of the best talent the country has to offer, and to experience the passion and excitement of this great sport.

The capping ceremonies held over the weekend in Western Cape Baseball, Mandela Bay, and Gauteng were a testament to the dedication and hard work of the teams as they get ready for the South African Baseball Championships. The championships promise to be an unforgettable event, and the teams are sure to give their all in the pursuit of glory. Let the games begin!