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The 1993 European Championship was held from July 9 through July 18 in Stockholm. The host Swedish national team won its second Medal in European Championship history, taking Bronze. Flag of Netherlands Netherlands and Flag of Italy Italy won Gold and Silver, respectively. The event significantly boosted baseball participation in Sweden, which was hosting the event for the first time. The Swedish federation lost about $50,000 on the event.

The Netherlands included Bob van Aalen, Johnny Balentina, Peter Callenbach, Jeffrey Cranston, Eddy Dix, Eric de Bruin, Eric de Vries, Marlon Fluonia, Eelco Jansen, Marcel Joost, Adonis Kemp, Jurjan Koenen, Geoffrey Kohl, Marcel Kruyt, Edsel Martis, Paul Nanne and Tom Nanne.

Johan Hasselstrom of Sweden hit .517 with 10 RBI and was named the top hitter. Patrick Klerx of the Netherlands won the Best Pitcher award while Joost was named MVP.

Flag of France France finished 4th, followed by Flag of Spain Spain and Flag of Belgium Belgium. Flag of Germany Germany and Flag of Russia Russia rounded out the standings.

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