2019-11-02 - 2019-11-17

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Inaba reveals Japan’s top team roster for Mexico friendlies in March


Atsunori Inaba, manager of the world No. 1 Samurai Japan National Baseball Team since 2017, announced the 28 players he has selected to play against No. 6 Mexico in two WBSC-sanctioned games at Osaka’s Kyocera Dome on 9-10 March.

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Teams Workshop in Guadalajara first step towards WBSC Premier12


After announcing the host cities and the composition of the three groups, WBSC organized a Workshop for the participating team to the Premier12 2019. Next announcement will be in April with the full 32 game schedule

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The WBSC Premier12 presentation at Casa Jalisco


WBSC presented the groups and venues of the second Premier12. The global baseball battle will take off in Jalisco (Mexico), Taichung (Chinese Taipei), Seoul (Korea) and will then move to Tokyo and Chiba, Japan

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Groups, locations revealed for WBSC Premier12 2019 major international baseball event


The year’s top international baseball competition will begin with opening rounds in Jalisco (Mexico), Taichung (Chinese Taipei) and Seoul (Korea).

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WBSC Premier12 Opening Round locations, groups to be revealed at press conference in Mexico City


Major announcements at press conference will include unveiling of the three Opening Round hosts, dates and locations; revealing the National Teams in Groups A, B and C; unveiling the Official 2019 WBSC Premie12 Trophy; and new sponsorship

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Chinese Taipei: CTBA assoc., Pro league CPBL sign landmark agreement ahead of WBSC Premier12, Tokyo 2020 Olympics


As part of the accord, the national federation, CTBA, would lead hosting a major event like this year’s WBSC Premier12, while the top-tier league CPBL would manage the men’s National Team.

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2008 Olympic gold skipper Kim Kyung-moon to manage Korea’s Premier12 team


The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) announced that Kim Kyung-noon will be taking over as manager of the Korea’s top team ahead of the upcoming WBSC Premier12 this November and Tokyo Olympic Games in 2020.

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WBSC announces hosts, dates of Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball/Softball Qualifiers


Six Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball/Softball qualifying events will be staged across Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Italy, Japan, Netherlands and USA.

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Korean baseball legends to help select Men’s National Team chief ahead of Premier12, Olympics


The Korea Baseball Organization (KBO) has formed a Technical Committee of six individuals to select the next manager of the Korean National Baseball Team, which is currently ranked third in the world by WBSC

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World Series champion Scott Brosius to head USA Baseball National Teams, player development


The former MLB All-Star and 1998 World Series MVP with the New York Yankees has been named USA Baseball’s Senior Director of Player Development.

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Flashback! Korea v Japan opens 2015 Premier12; Ohtani 100 mph (161 km/h)


The top national teams of Japan (NPB) and Korea (KBO) met at the Sapporo Dome in Game 1 of the new major international baseball competition, WBSC Premier12, in 2015.

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WBSC Premier12 2019 to be played 2-17 November with Finals at Tokyo Dome


The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced the dates of the flagship Premier12 2019, the most important international baseball competition in 2019. The global baseball event will open on Saturday, 2 November, and close with the grand finale at Japan’s Tokyo Dome on Sunday, 17 November

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