Category: Premier12

NPB, Iconic Tokyo Dome to host 2015 WBSC Premier12 Semi-finals and Finals

TOKYO, Japan — The President of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), Riccardo Fraccari, and the Commissioner of Nippon Professional Baseball (NPB), Katsuhiko Kumazaki, have agreed on a partnership that will bring the inaugural WBSC Premier 12™ to Japan in November, it was announced today at a press conference in Japan’s capital city.

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Official Logo for Premier12™ world baseball championship to be unveiled in Tokyo

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The first-ever look into the new international baseball flagship event — the WBSC Premier 12™ — brand identity will be presented to the media, along with other Premier 12 special announcements on Monday, 19 January in Tokyo at 16:00 JST – Japan Standard Time. (Follow WBSC on Facebook and Twitter for real-time updates; official hashtag #Premier12.)

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‘Premier12’ Elite Baseball World Championship to be Launched in 2015

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The president of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), Riccardo Fraccari, announced today the launching of the new flagship men’s National Team baseball event, the “Premier12” world championship, which will first be staged in November 2015 in Taiwan and feature the world’s top-twelve ranked nations (“The Premier 12”).

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