Category: Finnish Pesapallo

Pesapallo on Independence Day at the Finnish Embassy in Ireland 6 December

Pesapallo World Cup 2019 Logo
Pesapallo World Cup 2019 Logo [Reference: 1]


Pesapallo is the Finnish version of Baseball and is their National Sport. It has an unusual form of pitching and players run zig-zags through bases. There is a game played on their National Holiday every year at the Finnish Embassy in Ireland.

Here is a Video of the sport from the New York Times, as shared by the Irish-Finnish Society on Facebook [Accessed 27 June 2019]



[1] Sponsor my Event (2020) LOGO World-Cup-Pesäpallo-Pune-2019 – Copy [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 13 November 2020]

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[2] Irish-Finnish Society Facebook (2019) Video [Internet] Available from: [Accessed 27 June 2019]


Thanks to Howard.

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