The Croatian National Team is competing in a series of good-will games against Kansas City area colleges and universities this week in their final warm-up for the European Baseball Championships that starts next week in Barcelona, Spain.
Croatia will compete against a number of tough American squads including the University of Kansas, Johnson County Community College, St. Mary’s College, Baker University, and Kansas City Community College.
The city of Kansas City has had a long standing sister city relationship with Karlovac, Croatia. The Unified Government of Wyandotte County helped organize the tour for the Croatian team that will be playing college and university teams in the area. The team will be in the USA until Sept. 4 an then travel to Barcelona.