Amazon Prime to launch series inspired by movie on Women's Baseball

Amazon Prime to launch series inspired by movie on Women's Baseball
20/08/2020
The 25th anniversary of 'A League of their own', directed by the late Penny Marshall, was celebrated during the WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup 2018. Former player Shirley Burkovic: "Before that movie, nobody knew who we were."
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Swiss baseball league down to semifinals

Swiss baseball league down to semifinals
20/08/2020
The best of five series between Bern Cardinals-Zurich Challengers and Zurich Barracudas-Therwil Flyers will take place on 22 and 23 August.
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Watch Yukiko Ueno’s perfect game at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 16 years ago today

Watch Yukiko Ueno’s perfect game at Athens 2004 Olympic Games, 16 years ago today
20/08/2020
Ueno’s masterpiece, 16 years ago today, is the only seven-inning perfect game in the history of the Olympic Games.
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ProBéis Mexican Prospects League to open on 20 August, games to be live-streamed via gametime.sport

ProBéis Mexican Prospects League to open on 20 August, games to be live-streamed via gametime.sport
19/08/2020
The league will feature 120 young Mexican baseball prospects, aged 14-18, with games played at Estadio Charros de Béisbol in Guadalajara. The WBSC will live-stream the games on its gametime.sport platform.
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Eight years ago today: Japan wins V WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup

Eight years ago today: Japan wins V WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup
19/08/2020
Right-handed pitcher Yukari Isozaki was the hero of the tournament as she pitched back-to-back complete games in the semifinal against Australia and in the final against the United States
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Samurai Japan's Kenta Maeda, three outs short of MLB no-hitter

Samurai Japan's Kenta Maeda, three outs short of MLB no-hitter
19/08/2020
His Minnesota Twins eventually won in an extra innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. Lefty Caleb Thielbar, the USA pitcher who gave up the key hit in the Premier12 2019 third place game against Mexico, pitched a perfect 10th.
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Two years ago today: United States win their first WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup

Two years ago today: United States win their first WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup
19/08/2020
After suffering a loss in the opening round against Chinese Taipei, the US collected six consecutive wins, including the World Championship game against the hosts Panama
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Baseball/Softball players can join new Virtual Youth Festival competition for U-10 to U-18 boys and girls

Baseball/Softball players can join new Virtual Youth Festival competition for U-10 to U-18 boys and girls
18/08/2020
The festival aims to engage young people from around the world in a virtual online sport and talent competition in five age categories, including U-10, U-12, U-14, U-16 and U-18.
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Italy to host 2021 European Baseball Championship

Italy to host 2021 European Baseball Championship
18/08/2020
The hosting cities, Turin, Avigliana and Settimo Torinese, are in the Piedmont region, one of the hardest hit by the COVID-19 outbreak. The tournament will expand to 16 teams.
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WBSC Premier12 Korean star Kwanghyun Kim makes first MLB start

WBSC Premier12 Korean star Kwanghyun Kim makes first MLB start
18/08/2020
After making his debut on 25 July out of the bullpen, the left-hander went 3.2 innings in the St Louis Cardinals win against the Chicago Cubs
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