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Baseball Olympic Games 2020 - Official Payoff

Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball gold medal game home-plate umpire Hwa-Wen Chi reaches CPBL 2,000-game milestone

Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball gold medal game home-plate umpire Hwa-Wen Chi reaches CPBL 2,000-game milestone
18/07/2022
“It was an incredible honour to be part of the Olympic tournament. The Tokyo 2020 gold medal game is definitely the most unforgettable memory in my life.”
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Masahiro Tanaka hopes Olympic gold medal will attract more kids to baseball in Japan

Masahiro Tanaka hopes Olympic gold medal will attract more kids to baseball in Japan
03/01/2022
The success at Tokyo 2020 was Japan's first-ever Olympic baseball gold medal, having claimed silver in Atlanta 1996 and bronze in Barcelona 1992 and Athens 2004.
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2021 in Review: Baseball, Softball a home run at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games

2021 in Review: Baseball, Softball a home run at Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games
22/12/2021
In spite of not being able to host spectators in Tokyo, both baseball and softball events were a huge hit with fans around the world.
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Olympic silver medalists highlight USA Baseball 2021 Awards

Olympic silver medalists highlight USA Baseball 2021 Awards
21/12/2021
United States collected their fourth baseball medal at the Olympic Games. They won gold in Sydney 2000, and bronze in Atlanta 1996 and Beijing 2008.
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Israel Baseball's Shlomo Lipetz: 'I'm not going to retire anytime soon'

Israel Baseball's Shlomo Lipetz: 'I'm not going to retire anytime soon'
19/11/2021
As a 10-year-old, he was part of the first-ever international baseball game the Israeli National team played. At age 42, he made his Olympic debut. He proudly says: "I'm going to be around until they tell me to stay home."
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WBSC Premier12 MVP, Olympic gold medalist Seiya Suzuki to explore MLB possibilities

WBSC Premier12 MVP, Olympic gold medalist Seiya Suzuki to explore MLB possibilities
16/11/2021
The 27-year old slugging Japanese outfielder hit a career-high 38 home runs for the Hiroshima Toyo Carp of NPB during the 2021 season.
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MLB superstar Juan Soto donated $200k to Tokyo 2020 Dominican Olympians

MLB superstar Juan Soto donated $200k to Tokyo 2020 Dominican Olympians
25/10/2021
The MLB All-Star backed Dominican Olympic athletes from the sports of baseball, boxing and track and field. "What they did for the Olympics, it’s just amazing,” Soto said.
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Japan National Baseball Team wins Best Male Team at Tokyo 2020 Olympics award

Japan National Baseball Team wins Best Male Team at Tokyo 2020 Olympics award
24/10/2021
The Olympic gold-winning squad that went viral at the Tokyo 2020 Games was awarded the honour at the ANOC Awards 2021 today in Crete, Greece.
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Tanner Houck beats Shane Baz in MLB pitching duel between international baseball alums

Tanner Houck beats Shane Baz in MLB pitching duel between international baseball alums
09/10/2021
Baz (pictured above) helped the US win a silver medal at the Tokyo 2020 Olympics. Houck was on the USA roster at the WBSC Premier12 2019.
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Atsunori Inaba retires from the Samurai Japan managing position

Atsunori Inaba retires from the Samurai Japan managing position
30/09/2021
After four years at the helm, a WBSC Premier12 title, and an Olympic gold medal, the former NPB star is calling it quits. "My future is undecided, but I would still like to contribute to the development of baseball."
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