First Division

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The First Division is the highest baseball league in Belgium. Three former major leaguers, Steve Fireovid, Joel McKeon and Tom Magrann, have appeared in the league.

Champions[edit]

  • 1947: General Motors
  • 1948: General Motors (2)
  • 1949: General Motors (3)
  • 1950: Luchtball (team now known as Antwerp Royal Greys)
  • 1951: Spalding Kendalls
  • 1952: GM Giants (4)
  • 1953: Brussels Senators
  • 1954: Spalding Haecht
  • 1955: Borgerhout Squirrels
  • 1956: Luchtball Greys (2)
  • 1957: Borgerhout Squirrels (2)
  • 1958: Brussels Senators (2)
  • 1959: Brussels Senators (3)
  • 1960: Berchem Cristals
  • 1961: Luchtbal Greys (3)
  • 1962: Pioneers
  • 1963: Luchtbal Greys (4)
  • 1964: Luchtbal Greys (5)
  • 1965: Luchtbal Greys (6)
  • 1966: Luchtbal Greys (7)
  • 1967: Luchtbal Greys (8)
  • 1968: Luchtbal Greys (9)
  • 1969: Brasschaat
  • 1970: Hoboken Pioneers (2)
  • 1971: Luchtbal Greys (10)
  • 1972: Luchtbal Greys (11)
  • 1973: Luchtbal Greys (12)
  • 1974: Luchtbal Greys (13)
  • 1975: Luchtbal Greys (14)
  • 1976: Luchtbal Greys (15)
  • 1977: Luchtbal Greys (16)
  • 1978: Luchtbal Greys (17)
  • 1979: Luchtbal Greys (18)
  • 1980: Berchem (2)
  • 1981: Berchem (3)
  • 1982: Berchem (4)
  • 1983: Antwerp Eagles
  • 1984: Antwerp Eagles (2)
  • 1985: Antwerp Eagles (3)
  • 1986: Antwerp Eagles (4)
  • 1987: Antwerp Eagles (5)
  • 1988: Antwerp Eagles (6)
  • 1989: Luchtbal Greys (19)
  • 1990: Luchtbal Greys (20)
  • 1991: Antwerp Eagles (7)
  • 1992: Brasschaat Braves (2)
  • 1993: Brasschaat Braves (3)
  • 1994: Brasschaat Braves (4)
  • 1995: Brasschaat Braves (5)
  • 1996: Brasschaat Braves (6)
  • 1997: Brasschaat Braves (7)
  • 1998: Namur Angels
  • 1999: Brasschaat Braves (8)
  • 2000: Mortsel Stars (5) (formerly Berchem)
  • 2001: Brasschaat Braves (9)
  • 2002: Brasschaat Braves (10)
  • 2003: Brasschaat Braves (11)
  • 2004: Brasschaat Braves (12)
  • 2005: Royal Greys (21)
  • 2006: Royal Greys (22)
  • 2007: Royal Greys (23)
  • 2008: Royal Greys (24)
  • 2009: Hoboken Pioneers (3)
  • 2010: Hoboken Pioneers (4)
  • 2011: Hoboken Pioneers (5)
  • 2012: Hoboken Pioneers (6)
  • 2013: Brasschaat Braves (13)
  • 2014: Borgerhout Squirrels (3)
  • 2015: K. Deurne Spartans
  • 2016: K. Deurne Spartans (2)

Sources include Baseball in Europe by Josh Chetwynd