Baseball Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran
The Baseball Federation of the Islamic Republic of Iran is the governing body for baseball and softball in Iran. It was founded in 1993 as Baseball, softball, cricket and rugby union federation. and it separated from rugby union and cricket federation in 2010. There are 11 provincial teams that compete in 2 annual national championships. The first national championship is in August and the second in February. Tehran has won 9 out of the 12 championships while Kerman, Isfahan, and Booshehr have each finished first once.