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XVII Women's Softball World Cup 2023 - Group B - Official Payoff

XVII WBSC Women's Softball World Cup by the numbers

XVII WBSC Women's Softball World Cup by the numbers
25/06/2023
Check out the key numbers for the XVII WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup ahead of the Group Stage, which takes place from 11-26 July in Ireland, Spain and Italy.

1 – WBSC Women’s Softball World Cups previously played in Europe (2014 in Haarlem, the Netherlands).

2 - Number of teams who advance from each group to the Finals in 2024

3 – Hosts and groups to be played in the Group Stage: Ireland, Spain and Italy.

3 – Teams that have played in every edition of the WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup: Australia, New Zealand and USA.

4 – Venues to be used in the Group Stage: Balbriggan Softball Complex (Fingal-Dublin, IRL), Camp Municipal de Beisbol i Sofbol (Valencia, ESP), Campo Comunale di Softball (Castions di Strada, ITA) and Campo di Baseball-Softball G. Michelutti (Buttrio, ITA).

6 – Participating teams in each group.

7.62 – Centimetres, the size of the number displayed on the front of the uniform shirt.

8 – Total number of teams who will participate in the Finals (6 from the Group Stage plus 2 wild cards)

8 – National teams that have won a medal in a WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup: USA (15), Japan (11), Australia (8), New Zealand (4), China (3), Canada (3), Chinese Taipei (3), Philippines (1). All of thewill be participating in the Group Stage.

9 – Playoff games to be played across the three groups.

9.99 – The price of the Tournament Pass (in US dollars) to watch all the games of a particular group through GameTime streaming platform.

10 – Nations and territories that hosted a WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup (Australia, Canada, China, El Salvador, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Taiwan, USA and Venezuela).

11 – World titles won by USA, the most decorated nation in the history of the tournament.

14 – Years old, the minimum age of a player to be eligible for the tournament.

16 – Players in each team’s roster.

17 – The edition of the WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup.

18 – Expanded number of teams to participate in the Women’s Softball World Cup, two more than the previous 16-team format.

19 – Games to be played in each Group.

20 – Seconds, the time a pitcher has to begin his wind up.

22 – Number of the delegation members.

29.99 – The price of the Tournament Pass (in US dollars) to watch all the Group Stage games through GameTime streaming platform.

31 – The most participating teams in a WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup (Surrey 2016).

43 – Feet, Distance from home plate to pitcher plate.

50 – Participating National Teams in the WBSC World Cup Continental Qualifiers.

57 – Games to be played in the Group Stage.

58 – Years since the inaugural WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup (1965) in Melbourne, Australia.

60 – Seconds between innings.

63 – National teams that have participated in the WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup

170 – M170 is the new Mizuno softball.

288 – Players in the WBSC Women’s Softball World Cup Group Stage.

828 – Miles between Group B host Valencia, Spain; and Group C host, Buttrio, Italy.

1,011 – Miles between Group A host Balbriggan, Ireland, and Group C host, Buttrio, Italy.

1,014 – Miles between Group A host Balbriggan, Ireland, and Group B host Valencia, Spain.