Donald Vertommen

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Biographical Information[edit]

Donald Vertommen was with the Belgian national team that won Bronze in the 1983 European Championship and was with them for the 1986 Amateur World Series. In the 1993 European Championship, he was 2 for 16 with 3 walks, a run and 3 RBI. He allowed 8 runs (all earned) in 6 innings; Frank Van Droogenbroeck and Norman Caes had higher ERAs for Belgium). He fielded .857 at third, but was not the lowest in the event, as Miguel Stella of Spain was lower. He routinely topped .300 in the First Division, his career ending in 2002 when he was 43. He also pitched on and off over the years. Among the teams he played for were the Borgerhout Squirrels, Mortsel Stars, Brasschaat Braves (winning four straight titles from 1994-1997) and Antwerp Royal Greys. As of 2019, he was coaching for Borgerhout.