On April 9, 2021, the Swiss Baseball and Softball Federation (SBSF) hosted its Awards Night on its Official YouTube Channel.

Thomas Burger and Chris Palatinus hosted the live show assigning the titles for the 2020 season, before the start of the 2021 season.

For the NLA, the first division for the SBSF, the Best Batter was Kimberly Zehnder, ace player for the Wittenbach Panthers. Zehnder hit .575, with 24 RBIs and 6 homeruns.

The Best Pitcher award was won by Karen Heimgartner, playing for the Zürich Challengers. Heimgartner had a 3.37 ERA, with 7 wins and 55 strikeouts.

The club winning the 2020 Swiss Title, the Zürich Barracudas, could count on the MVP of the Regular Season Corina Grass.
While the Playoff MVP was Isabelle Tan from the Zürich Challengers.

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As for the coaches, Björn Jensen Derendinger won the nomination for Coach of the Year, after becoming back-to-back Swiss Champions with the Therwil Flyers U-15.

The Swiss Official of the Year for 2020 was Kurt Reinhard from the SBSF.

Rewatch the SBSF Awards Night here: part 1 and part 2.

/ Elda Ghilardi
Photos by Dirk Steffen