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Germany: Home Run Derby Participants for South Division Announced

Germany: Home Run Derby Participants for South Division Announced

The manager of the South Team for the German Baseball League, Martin Helmig, has announced his players who will compete in the home run derby.

Included in the five competitors is the league leader in home runs, Simon Guhring.

The players to compete for the South are:

  • Chris Beck (Stuttgart Reds – 5 HRs)
  • Matti Emery (Stuttgart Reds – 4 HRs)
  • Simon Guhring (Heidenheim Heidekopfe – 10 HRs)
  • Spenser Payne (Bad Homburg Hornets – 7 HRs)
  • Joshua Peterson (Haar Disciples – 7 HRs)

The North Team recently announced its competitors.

The home run derby will take place at 12:30 on August 18th in Bonn. It will be broadcast online via Legionaere TV.

About Eric Bynum
Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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