Amsterdam Pirates

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Team photo for the 2009 European Cup

Established in 1959, the Amsterdam Pirates are members of the Hoofdklasse.They play their home games at Sportpark Ookmeer in Amsterdam. The Pirates won league titles in 1987, 1990, 2008, 2011 and 2019. For sponsorship reasons they have previously been known as Tas Detach Pirates Amsterdam, RAP Pirates, Amsterdam Expos and Detach Pirates Amsterdam. In 2008, they became known as L&D Amsterdam (named for an organizational consultancy firm, Learning & Developing Support BV (L&D Support)); they won their third title that year, sweeping the 2008 Holland Series. In 2016 the Pirates won their first European Cup title.

Retired Numbers[edit]

Head Coaches[edit]

Yearly Record[edit]

Year Record Manager Playoffs European Competition
1998 28-17
1999 27-18
2000 24-16
2001 30-17 Chicho Jesurun
2002 19-25 Brian Finnegan
2003 14-28 Brian Finnegan
2004 17-23 Paul Nanne
2005 14-27 Paul Nanne
2006 10-32 Louis Hofer
2007 21-18 Louis Hofer Semi Final
2008 29-13 Rikkert Faneyte Champions
2009 29-11 Rikkert Faneyte Semi Final 4th Place
2010 25-17 Charles Urbanus Jr. Runner-Up
2011 30-11 Charles Urbanus Jr. Champions 4th Place
2012 34-7 Charles Urbanus Jr. Semi Final 3rd Place
2013 28-13 Sidney de Jong Semi Final 4th Place
2014 32-10 Charles Urbanus Jr. Runner-Up
2015 34-8 Charles Urbanus Jr. Semi Final 3rd Place
2016 31-11 Charles Urbanus Jr. Runner-Up Champions
2017 42-11 Charles Urbanus Jr. Runner-Up 4th Place
2018 40-10-1 Charles Urbanus Jr. Runner-Up 7th Place
2019 34-8 Brian Finnegan Champions Runner-Up

Related Links[edit]

Sources: Dutch and English Wikipedia entries on Amsterdam Pirates, Marco Stoolvar's site on Dutch baseball