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AMATEUR BASEBALL FEDERATION OF INDIA

B - 19 First Floor.Sushant lok part 2, behind police station, Sector 56

abfi.secretarygeneral@gmail.com (Office)

+91 8890029024 (Office)

https://www.abfi.in

National Anthem

Founded 1983

History

HISTORY OF AMATEUR BASEBALL FEDERATION OF INDIA The Federation was established in December 1983 with an object to promote baseball game in India. Mr.P.C Bhardwaj (Delhi) was appointed as Hon.Secretary and given responsibility to approach Asian and International Baseball Authority for membership.
In year 1984 officially form Amateur Baseball Federation of India along with state association Tamilnadu, Karnataka, Andhra Pradesh and Punjab. The Federation was affiliated with the Baseball Federation of Asia & International Baseball Federation in year 1985.                                                                                                                                              The Federation was recognised as National Sports Federation by The Ministry of YA & Sports. Govt. of India in year 1991.                                                                                      The baseball game was introduced in School National game in year 1999. The baseball game has been included in the Inter University Sports competition by the Association of Indian University (AIU) in year 2006. SAI Introduce Certificate course for Baseball in NIS in 2003.                                                                                                             INTERNATIONAL PARTICIPATION OF MEN & WOMEN TEAMS                            
  • The Team India participated in the 14th Asian Baseball Championship in 1987 at Tokyo and 15th in 1989 at Seoul.
  • The Team India won Bronze Medal in Ist Asian Cup Baseball Championship in 1995 held at Manila, Philippines and 4th position in 2nd Asian cup held at Bangkok Thailand 1997.
  •  The Team India participated in the ‘AA’ Asian Baseball Championship held at Seoul KOREA in year 2000.
  •  Indian team participated in 4th ‘AAA’ Asian Baseball Championship held at Taipei, TAIWAN in 2001.
  •  Indian team participated in ‘A’ U12 Asian Baseball Championship held at Chiba, JAPAN in 2006.
  •  Indian Women Team participated in World Women Baseball Series held at Uozu JAPAN in 2004.
  • Indian Women Team participated in Women World Cup Baseball held at Matsuyama JAPAN in 2008.
  •  Indian Women Team participated in WBSC Women’s Baseball World Cup held at Gijang City SOUTH KOREA in 2016.
  • Indian Women Team participated in Ist BFA Women’s Baseball Asian Cup held at    HONG KONG in 2017.
  •  Indian Women Team participated in 2nd BFA Women’s Baseball Asian Cup held at CHINA in 2019.
  •  The Team India won Bronze Medal in XIV BFA West Asian Baseball Cup held at SRILANKA in 2019.
  •   Indian team participated in U11 Word Nankyo Boys Baseball Championship held at Tokyo, JAPAN in 1990.
  • ORGANISED INTERNATIONAL EVENTS                                                                           The federation organised 3rd Asian Cup baseball championship in 1999 at Chandigarh and got Silver Medal. The federation organised 7th BFA ‘AA’ Asian Cup baseball championship 2012 held at Cuttack Orissa and got 4th Position.                                                                                                   The federation has invited baseball coaches from U.S.A, South Korea & Japan time to time to prepare National team before International Tournament. Major League Baseball has been sending coaches to conduct Baseball clinic since 2003.In year 2008 two players Mr.Rinku Singh and Mr. Dinesh Kumar Patel selected by MLB among thirty seven thousand participants. Mr.Rinku Singh become first Indian Professional Baseball player in AMERICA. The Federation has organised Thirty three (33) Senior National Baseball Championship for Men & Women, twenty nine (29) Junior National Baseball Championship Boys & Girls age (15 -17 years), twenty nine (29) Sub Junior National Baseball Championship Boys & Girls age (13 -15 years), fourteen (14) Little league Baseball tournament age  (11-13 years) and also organised Zonal,interzonal,Invitational,Federation Cup and cash award Prize Money tournament for promotion and development of Baseball in India.

    GOVERNANCE

    M. N. KRISHNAMURTHY

    PRESIDENT

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    HARISH KUMAR

    SECRETARY GENERAL

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    ASHOK SHARMA

    VICE PRESIDENT

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    BRIJENDRA PAL SINGH RANA

    TREASURER

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    ARVIND KUMAR

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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    ASHMA BEGUM

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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    RAJENDRA P. IKHANKAR

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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    DALIP NAIK

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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    AJAY NARAYAN SHARMA

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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    JAHAR DASS

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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    MITALI GOSH

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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    JASPAL MATHARU

    MEMBER AT LARGE

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