Iran baseball committee was founded in 1992 by Mr. Mohammad Bagher Zolfagharian. In 1993 it became a federation and continued to function as a federation until 2010, when it became part of Sports Associations Federation. This was largely caused by the inactivity of its national team due to the fact that there were not enough teams in the Middle East to play against and gain experience and also the team not being strong enough to play against the elite teams of Southeast Asia.
Currently Baseball is played in 12 Provinces in Iran with the potential for many more if helped with the problem of shortage of equipment. Iran has one stadium specifically designed for Baseball in the city of Karaj but other cities for the most part use soccer fields for official games and practice sessions.
From 1994 until 2009, every year teams representing their provinces participated in a national championship with Tehran (10), Bushehr and Isfahan (2 each) and Kerman (1) splitting the championship trophies.
In 2010, the National Championship games were replaced by a Club Championship League. Club teams were split in to a North and South conference with the top two teams in each conference advancing to the playoffs. Since the inception of this league, Tehran's Azarakhsh Club, Bushehr's Naderi Club and Kerman's Mes Club have been able to each win 1 championship.
Iran's national team has participated in 3 Asia Cups ( 1999, 2006 and 2012) and has been able to win the bronze medal in the games in Punjab, Pakistan in 2012.