2019-11-02 - 2019-11-17

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Two teams from WBSC Premier12 2019 to qualify for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Baseball


The WBSC Premier12® 2019 will allocate two spots for baseball’s historic Olympic return at the Tokyo 2020 Games, making the major global baseball event next year two tournaments in one.

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World’s Top 12 nations qualified for WBSC Premier12 2019 major international baseball event


The most important international baseball event in 2019 will be played over 32 games and across 4 nations from 2-17 November, with the Premier12 Finals to be played at Japan’s iconic Tokyo Dome.

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Japan, Mexico to warm up for Premier12 with series in Osaka in March 2019


Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB) and the Liga Mexicana dei Beisbol (LMB) jointly announced the ENEOS Samurai Japan Series 2019, two friendly international games between the National Teams of Japan and Mexico. The two games will be played at Kyocera Dome in Osaka on Saturday, 9 March and Sunday, 10 March. The first game will be […]

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Three years ago today: Korea won inaugural WBSC Premier12 to conclude successful launch of new major global baseball tournament


In the first-ever global battle amongst baseball’s Top 12 ranked nations in the world, Korea had entered the tournament ranked eighth.

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WBSC Premier12 2015 stars Hyun-soo Kim, Byung-ho Park win 2018 KBO batting awards


Stars of the 2015 Korean Men’s National Baseball Team — champions of the inaugural WBSC Premier12 — took home 2018 batting awards in the Korea Baseball (KBO) League, the nation’s top-tier professional baseball league.

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2015 WBSC Player of the Year Shohei Othani wins 2018 MLB AL Rookie of the Year


The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) 2015 Baseball Player of the Year, Los Angeles Angels two-way sensation, 24-year-old Shohei Ohtani was named the 2018 Major League Baseball (MLB) American League Rookie of the Year. In Ohtani’s first big league season, he matched one of baseball’s biggest icons, Babe Ruth, as the only player since 1900 […]

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No. 8 Australia reveals roster, looks to finish with another medal at U-23 Baseball World Cup


The search for Australia’s best baseball players aged 19 to 23 years old is complete. Baseball Australia, the national governing body, announced a World Cup roster filled with pro talent from the Australian Baseball League and Major League Baseball affiliates, as well as the top Aussies playing college ball.

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Global Sport: Americas, Asia, Europe, Oceania all represented in Top 10 of latest WBSC Baseball World Rankings


WBSC has released the new Baseball World Rankings, which weigh a country’s National Team performance — from U-12 to Professional — in official WBSC-sanctioned international competitions over a four-year period (2015-2018).

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Cuban brothers first in MLB history to hit 2 home runs each on same day


The Gurriel brothers have been stars on international stages like the Olympics and WBSC Premier12. They will play against each other as the Toronto Blue Jays host the Houston Astros, starting Tuesday, 25 September

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Dominican Republic’s top-tier professional baseball league LIDOM joins WBSC


Founded in 1951, LIDOM represents the highest level of professional baseball in the Dominican Republic, where baseball is the national sport.

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WBSC welcomes Mexico’s pro baseball leagues LMB, LMP as newest Members


With the addition of LMB and LMP, WBSC’s global structure has expanded to 206 Members (195 National Federations and 11 Associate Members) across Africa, Asia, the Americas, Europe and Oceania, representing approximately 65 million athletes and 200 million fans and followers worldwide.

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WBSC names SSK as Official Ball and Kit Supplier for flagship 2019 Premier12, 2020 Olympic Baseball and Baseball World Cups


SSK has become the Exclusive/Official Competition Ball and Kit Supplier of baseball’s biggest upcoming international events through 2020.

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