The Pretenders finish strong in the NM

The Pretenders played two games in the NM this year - one against the winner - Vålerenga - and one against the last place team - Aviators. It was very clear which end of the scale the Pretenders belonged to after this weekend.


The Pretenders split the season opener

After an eventful off-season where the Pretenders lost 7 of their best players to Vålerenga, the brand-new look of P1 finally got their season started - on a rainy and windy day in Trondheim.


Open Baseball Try-out on Sunday Feb. 6th

We - The Oslo Pretenders Sports Club - invite everyone in the age between 15-40 for an Open Baseball Try-Out on Sunday Feb. 6th at 12:00-14:00 at Tøyen Arena. 


The P-awards 2021

The P-awards 2021 were presented this past weekend Fornebu. In total 19 awards were handed out. And the winners are.....

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The Pretenders clinch 20th ESB Gold! 

The Pretenders were the host in the playoffs this year but showed no mercy to the visiting teams by over-powering them in both games to clinch the club's 20th ESB title.

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The ESB Playoffs 2021

The Pretenders will host the ESB Playoffs of 2021 on September 25-26th at Rommen Baseball Park. Two semifinales on Saturday and bronze finale and Finale on Sunday. So make sure to come out and cheer us on!


The Pretenders take the bronze in NM

The Pretenders went into the NM as the undefeated champions of the East Division but had to surrender for an impressive squad from the Raining City in the semis - leaving them with the bittersweet bronze medal.


The Pretenders clinched the playoff spot

The Pretenders keep moving forward as they collected two important wins in Trondheim this past Sunday to clinch the playoff spot. 


The Pretenders top Royals in DH

In an important double-header vs the Royals last Saturday - the Pretenders showed skills and determination as they went up to 6-0 for the season with two more wins for the day. One win away of clinching a playoff-spot.


The Pretenders win two - barely

The Pretenders were back in action after the Summer break and showed up ready to rumble. The game against Royals went as well as anybody could’ve expected, but the Earls from Trondheim gave us once again some real fight and had a 10-4 lead going into the bottom of the 6th..


The Pretenders win the Season Opener 2021

Yes! The Season Opener was finally here after almost two months of waiting due to the Covid-19 situation in Oslo/Norway and what a start we got. One no-hit shut-out, one immaculate inning, two bombs and a team that was ready from the get go!


P-Awards 2020

The P-awards 2020 were presented this past weekend on two locations plus online to be within the C19 guidelines. In total 22 awards were handed out. And the winners are......


The Pretenders finish the season strong

After a dramatic finish of the season of 2020, the Pretenders can look back at a great year for both P1 and P2 in baseball.

The Pretenders win the League 2020

The Pretenders finished the season 9-4 ten days ago, but what this meant for the standing was up in the air at that point as both the Royals and the Suns still had several games to play....

The Pretenders win dramatic walk-off

Going into the Battle of the North, both the Pretenders and the Royals were tied at 1st place with a 6-2 record for the season. 

Alex No-no's the Royals in the Battle of the East

In the first two games of the year the Pretenders faced the League Champions from last year. But this time the Pretenders' new coach said: Oh no-no!

Leif Petter Sandvik retires from Baseball

The Legendary Leif P Sandvik officially announces his retirement at Krokhol today - his new home away from home. 

The P-awards 2019

The P-awards 2019 were presented this past weekend at Majorstua. In total 22 awards were handed out. And the winners are......

The Pretenders are ready for the ES Finals

After a rather interesting first game vs the Earls this past Saturday where the Pretenders needed an extra inning to finish them off - and almost blew the whole league title campaign.......

The Pretenders split the series in Kr.sand

With the league-title on the line for both teams the Pretenders gave their best to win both games. It started great with a one-hit performance by their Ace Alex Guilford as the Pretenders won the first game 2-0, but the 2nd game....

The Pretenders win both games in Tr.heim

The Pretenders grabbed two easy wins in Trondheim to go 4-0 for the season.

The Pretenders win the season Opener!

The Oslo Pretenders started the season of 2019 in the same way they left it in 2018. With two solid wins vs the Suns, the Pretenders are looking stronger than ever.  Take a look at the schedule and mark the games in your calendar!

The Baseball Schedule for 2019 is out!

Take a look at the schedule and mark the games in your calendar!

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Ryan Hits the Bull’s Eye - and Marty..

Pretender standouts Martinius Hars and Ryan Goedecke took center stage on NRK prime time (8pm Saturday) on the entertainment show Alle Mot 1.

P-Awards 2018

The P-awards 2018 were presented this past weekend at Kampen. In total 19 awards were handed out. And the winners are......

The Pretenders clinch the NM title!

With the NRK broadcasting the NM finale live for the first time in the Norwegian Baseball history, the Pretenders made sure to put up a great show for the entire nation.

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P2 Defends Anders’ Seven Innings for

After a rainy morning, the Rommen sun finally emerged so the Oslo Pretenders2 could take on the Drammen Loggers.

The Pretenders go 12-0

The Pretenders had to drag in two wins on pure will as the Royals kept on hammering our pitches, but at the end the Champions for Oslo made sure to keep the undefeated season alive.​

The Pretenders win DH in Bergen

The Oslo Pretenders continue to be red-hot in the 2018-season by winning two convincing wins in Bergen (21-7 and 16-4).

Pretenders win Season Opener

The Oslo Pretenders didn't waste any time in the Season Opener in Trondheim, as they beat the home team - formerly known as the Knickers - 33-4 and 14-2.

The P-Awards 2017

The P-awards 2017 were presented this past weekend at Gaasa, Oslo. In total 19 awards were handed out. And the winners are....

Bob Mainardi passed away

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we inform you of the passing away of our dear friend and Hall of Famer Bob Mainardi.

The Pretenders are 2017 NM Champions!


The Oslo Pretenders won the Norwegian Baseball League Championship behind complete-game pitching victories by Matt Connell (semifinal) and Alex  Guilford(final).

P1 Takes Two Wins on Trondheim Trip

with the score 17-1 and 19-1.

Pretenders Split Two Nail-biters

The Pretenders split the season-opener in Bergen after two nail-biters.

Shaq passed away yesterday

It is with deep sadness and sorrow that we inform you of the passing away of our dear friend and Hall of Famer Kjetil “Shaq” Johansen.

We are finnally called the Pretenders!

The official club name for the Pretenders has since day one been Oslo Baseballklubb. But with the expansion the club has made in recent years.....

P-Awards 2016

The P-awards 2016 were presented this past weekend at Kampen/Oslo. In total 19 awards were handed out. And the winners are......

Hawk got inducted into the Hall of Fame

Håkon Jåtun - aka Hawk or the Budda - got inducted into the Hall of Fame last Saturday as the 10th member of the elite club. As the first member of the 2nd generation of Pretenders to get inducted, Hawk made sure to set the bar way high....

The Pretenders got their revenge

After two humiliating losses last year in Trondheim (3-16 and 10-13), the P1 squad was determine to seek revenge. In addition the Pretenders needed two wins.......

The Pretenders drop three in a row

The Oslo Pretenders seems to be still in Summer-Break-Mood as the P1 squad dropped their third straight loss vs Alna yesterday........

The Pretenders drop three in a row

The Oslo Pretenders seems to be still in Summer-Break-Mood as the P1 squad dropped their third straight loss vs Alna yesterday........

Glenn Wells Wins Game #100

Glenn Wells won his game no. 100 as a pitcher for the Pretenders on Saturday – making him the first ever to do so in the Norwegian baseball history......

P1 Opens Season with two wins

With great pitching and clutch hitting the Pretenders beat the Kr.sand Suns 6-5 and 14-4 in the season opener....

P-Awards 2015

The P-awards 2015 were presented this past weekend at Kampen/Oslo. In total 17 awards were handed out. And the winners are......

The Pretenders claim another win

Saturday's early game wasn't one of the prettiest, but the Pretenders played hard, made adjustments and ended up with an important win in the end.

We welcome our 10th HOF member

Every vote has been registered and we are now ready to announce our new members of the Oslo Pretenders Hall of Fame. The election was between Håkon Jåtun, Jostein Sameien and Matthew Soria. And the winner is.....

The Pretender HOF Ballot for 2015

The Oslo Pretenders Baseball Club proudly presents its HOF Ballot for the class of 2015,

The Pretenders got their revenge

Last game against the Legends that we lost was a close one and it left a painful mark in all the Pretenders players. This wasn't going to happen again.

Hoopsters stay undefeated

The Oslo Pretenders were on a mission Sunday against Bislet 2: claiming the first spot in the league.

Bob Mainardi inducted into the HOF

Mainardi was inducted last Saturday as our 9th member of the Hall of Fame. 

Pretenders in two Finals

the Pretenders turned things around and play solid ball in both of the games – winning 11-6 and 8-3 - to stun both the home team and themselves.

Clutch comeback

Glorious sunshine was a perfect setting for this 6pm start, but the sharp sunlight and long evening shadows played tricks on both teams’ fielders all game.

Pretenders Rule NM Semis

Pretenders displayed their championship form to dominate the NorgesMesterskap semi-finals tournament with two convincing wins. Leif Petter and Luis both spun impressive complete games and received offensive support from the entire P-lineup, particularly the OF crew.

Cycle of Leif


Leif P Sandvik hit for the cycle in the first round of NM in Kristiansand last Saturday as the Pretenders crushed both opponents – Stavanger and the Suns – 15-1 to secure a spot in the 2nd round of NM in August.

P1 Wins Two from Royals, Now at 5-0


The Pretenders1 squad earned two narrow victories from the Royals to remain undefeated. Starting pitchers Darren (1-0) and then Matt (2-0) both turned in strong pitching performances, backed by reliable defense and clutch batting.

P1 Rebounds to Beat Alna 17-5



The Pretenders overcame a shaky first inning to mercy-rule their rival Alna, behind Matt's arm and Luis' big bat. 


Pretenders win the season opener



The Oslo Pretenders beat the NTNUI Knickers 19-4 in the season opener at Rommen. On a cold Saturday afternoon, the Pretenders turned up the heat and set a solid precedent for the new season.


We welcome our 9th HOF member 


Every vote has been registered and we are now ready to announce our new members of the Oslo Pretenders Hall of Fame. The election was between Bob Mainardi, Jostein Sameien and Matthew Soria. 

And the winner is.........


Hall of Fame 2014


The Oslo Pretenders Baseball Club proudly presents its HOF Ballot for the class of 2014. The Hall of Fame is the home for the best of the best and only the greatest will enter the exclusive club of eternal glory. And the candidates are (in alphabetic order by surname)…..


P-Awards 2014


The P-awards 2014 were presented this past weekend at the club dungeon in Flat-City. In total 19 awards were handed out. And the winners are......

Pretenders win the NM Finals


The Pretenders beat the Kr.sand Suns 2-0 in the best of 3 NM Finals on Saturday to clinch their 19th NM title......

Pretenders Reach NBL Finals


Without several of their top players, P1 persevered to take two of three matchups against a tough Rangers squad on the last weekend of August. Testing the teams’ limits for pitching depth, the series amounted to a war of wills and attrition........

Pretenders Advance to the NM Finals


Able to steady their nerves when the tension and stakes were high, the Pretenders earned a spot in the Norgesmesterskap final series with two nerve-wracking victories on Saturday.....

Mathias and Martinius in the EC


Norwegian baseball is back on the international arena and will send their National team to compete in this year's Pool C European championships in Ljubjana, Slovena July 29th - August 2nd..........

P1 Atop NBL After Beating Rangers


Leif Petter Sandvik took the mound and proceeded to pitch a complete game, striking out 5 and allowing just one walk. Meanwhile, Pretender batters played patient and tactical ball. Some clutch defensive plays also helped secure the important win...

P1 Arms and Bats Sweep T’heim


Pretender starters Anders Tveten and Darren McKellep both hurled complete games as the hard-hitting P1 squad mercy-ruled their way to two convincing victories..... 

P1 splits with Alna


SP Leif Petter Sandvik earned the complete-game win by giving up just 5 hits and no walks while striking out 9 and inducing 4 comebacker groundouts.....

Recent Recap from P-Hoopsters


The Pretenders have played on three consecutive Sundays, going 2-1 over that time........

Pretenders are in the Top 50


The Oslo Pretenders are back in the top 50 in Europe and climbed up to a historic 43rd place among the best baseball clubs in Europe.....

P-Awards 2013


The P-awards 2013 were presented this past weekend at the new club dungeon in Flat-City. In total 20 awards were handed out. And the winners are......

Pretenders Help Norwegian Film 


Although the 2013 baseball season is over, the Pretenders are keeping active in other areas - even the arts......

Rascals win the NBL Finals


Oslo Pretenders Rascals beat Alna Baseballklubb 2-1 in the best of 3 NBL Finals......

Rascals in the NBL Finals


The Oslo Pretenders Rascals will face the Alna Baseballklubb in the best of 3 finals......

Tenacious Outcasts Beat Alna


The Pretender Outcasts did not surrender and instead persevered to chip away at Alna's early lead .....

Kaz’ Kiai Leads Rascals in Win


Kaz Yamada pitched the complete game and scored five runs Saturday to lead the Pretender Rascals to a victory over the ØHIL Royals.

Outcast Comeback Falls 90’ Short


The Pretender Outcasts staged another exciting comeback, scoring three runs in the final inning but stranding the tying run at third base when Mathias’ line shot to right-center was caught.

Gritty Outcasts’ Clutch Hits Nip Gators in Last Inning

Losing by two in the 7th – and down to their final out with no runners on base .....

Glenn reached 1000 AB and
Terje Game no. 350

- Congratulations to both Glenn and Terje!

Who will reach 1000 AB first?

- Glenn Wells or Terje Hoaas?

They are now both approaching an unbelievable mile-stone of 1000 at bats in the NBL and NM combined for the Pretenders.......

Rascals defeat Reptiles

The Oslo Pretenders Rascals won two games against the Alligators.

Rascals' season opener

One hard fought win (19-14) and one tough loss (5-31) for the Rascals in season opening games.

Outcasts' season-opening twin bill in Trondheim 

The Pretender Outcasts took on the Knickers of NTNUI in a double-header to begin their NBL season. In Game 1 the Knickers came out swinging aggressively and ....

Pretenders launch a new homepage!
It is finally here! Check it out!
Participate in our "Pretender quiz show" and win a Pretender gift-bag!

Countdown to 'Opening Day' 2013.

The Grand Opener on May 4th is only a couple of weeks away, and it is time to get serious and get ready for the soon-to-be-legendary 2013 season.

Ungdommen blomstrer i Pretenders
To av våre største talenter Martinius Hars og Mathias Dudek dro på treningsleir til Portugal i påsken. I regi av Norges Soft- og Baseball Forbund...

Former Pretender in the Minors!
Former Pretender - Mitch Glasser - has signed a Minor League contract with the Chicago White Sox and is set to make his professional debut in Arizona

P-Hoopsters win in Halden!

The Oslo Pretenders Hoopsters secured 6th place in the 6th division and...

Norwegian Champions!.

Pretenders won the Norwegian Championship in Baseball for the 18th time. Behind strong pitching and...