Panama's national baseball championships are a hit

Panama's national baseball championships are a hit
19/10/2021
Many players who were part of the Panama National Team at the WBSC U-23 Baseball World Cup are currently competing in the national championship.
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U-15 Baseball “Serie de las Americas” to open on 22 October

U-15 Baseball “Serie de las Americas” to open on 22 October
19/10/2021
World No. 5 Mexico, No. 6 Dominican Republic, No. 10 Venezuela, No. 12 Puerto Rico, No. 14 Nicaragua and No. 21 Brazil will participate in the event.
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L&D Amsterdam wins Dutch national baseball championship for 6th time

L&D Amsterdam wins Dutch national baseball championship for 6th time
19/10/2021
The Netherlands is one of the top baseball countries in Europe.
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Puerto Rico's Tommy Velazquez re-elected as president of WBSC Softball Americas

Puerto Rico's Tommy Velazquez re-elected as president of WBSC Softball Americas
18/10/2021
Velázquez will lead the continental body for another term (2021-2025).
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Baseball for the Blind set for growth in U.S.

Baseball for the Blind set for growth in U.S.
18/10/2021
The NY Lions Blind Baseball Team recently played the Connecticut Chargers, a sighted team whose players were blindfolded.
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Greece: Baseball5 lands in schools

Greece: Baseball5 lands in schools
15/10/2021
Almost 500 boys and girls from the Zois Education school are being introduced to the new street/urban game.
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Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Kaleigh Rafter named Softball Canada Women’s National Team head coach

Tokyo 2020 bronze medallist Kaleigh Rafter named Softball Canada Women’s National Team head coach
14/10/2021
The former catcher will replace Mark Smith at the managerial position, who retired from coaching after the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games.
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Italy officially recognizes Baseball5 as new discipline

Italy officially recognizes Baseball5 as new discipline
14/10/2021
The Board of Directors sanctioned the street version of baseball/softball as "official" during a meeting on 18 September.
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New US professional softball league: Women’s Professional Fastpitch (WPF)

New US professional softball league: Women’s Professional Fastpitch (WPF)
14/10/2021
The inaugural season will run from June 15, 2022 through to August 15, 2022 with the aim to give professional women's softballers more opportunities to play.
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13 October: WBSC reflects on exciting Olympic future on the day baseball became an Olympic sport in 1986

13 October: WBSC reflects on exciting Olympic future on the day baseball became an Olympic sport in 1986
13/10/2021
On 13 October 1986, IOC Session 91 in Lausanne voted baseball an Olympic medal sport. After making its comeback at Tokyo 2020, baseball/softball aims to become a permanent feature in the Games.
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Federation Focus: Baseball is in Dominican Republic's DNA

Federation Focus: Baseball is in Dominican Republic's DNA
13/10/2021
October's Federation Focus publication features the Dominican Baseball Federation. Amaurys Nina, a former professional outfielder now in charge of the country's baseball operations, spoke with the WBSC.
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National Team stars fill MLB postseason rosters

National Team stars fill MLB postseason rosters
13/10/2021
It's no surprise that many of the players in the MLB postseason have played for their respective national teams, which feature the best players in their countries.
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Hiromi Tokuda, WBSC Softball Continental Vice-President for Asia, passes away at 72

Hiromi Tokuda, WBSC Softball Continental Vice-President for Asia, passes away at 72
12/10/2021
Tokuda served as Japan Softball Association President for eight years.
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Peru and Brazil have the top U-15 girl's softball teams in South America

Peru and Brazil have the top U-15 girl's softball teams in South America
12/10/2021
Teams from five countries participated in an international softball tournament in Ecuador.
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WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari receives Italian Olympic Committee Golden Collar

WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari receives Italian Olympic Committee Golden Collar
12/10/2021
It's the highest sports honour awarded in the country and acknowledges Fraccari's "extraordinary accomplishments" as president of the IBAF and WBSC.
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