WBSC donates equipment to support baseball, softball development in Zambia

WBSC donates equipment to support baseball, softball development in Zambia
04/05/2022
Equipment, including Baseball5 balls, will go to 15 different receivers, starting with the Lusaka OYDC Zambia sports development centre.
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National Team alums Suzuki, Crow-Armstrong earn honors

National Team alums Suzuki, Crow-Armstrong earn honors
03/05/2022
The WBSC Premier12, reigning MVP and an Olympic gold medalist, Suzuki (pictured above) became the National League Rookie of the Month. The reigning U-18 World Cup All-World Team center fielder, Crow-Armstrong, is amongst Minor League Baseball players of the week.
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Three consecutive homers carry Argentina to Men’s Softball Pan American title

Three consecutive homers carry Argentina to Men’s Softball Pan American title
02/05/2022
A set of back-to-back-to-back homers in the fourth inning turned a 1-0 deficit into a 3-1 lead in the final of the Men’s Softball Pan American Championship to power Argentina to a 4-1 victory over Canada.
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Kelsie Whitmore: WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup star becomes first woman to start a game in MLB's partner Atlantic League of Professional Baseball

Kelsie Whitmore: WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup star becomes first woman to start a game in MLB's partner Atlantic League of Professional Baseball
02/05/2022
The 24-year-old played in three editions of the Women's Baseball World Cup for USA - 2014, 2016 and 2018. She played left-field and batted ninth for the Staten Island FerryHawks on Sunday, 1 May having played college softball for the famed Cal State Fullerton programme from 2017 to 2020.
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Venezuela's Aracelis Léon becomes first woman to serve as COPABE president

Venezuela's Aracelis Léon becomes first woman to serve as COPABE president
02/05/2022
WBSC President Riccardo Fraccari congratulated Léon for uniting the 31 member Federations while the new COPABE President said: "This is the first step towards the success of the WBSC Americas project".
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Argentina, Canada, Cuba, USA qualify for the WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022 in New Zealand

Argentina, Canada, Cuba, USA qualify for the WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup 2022 in New Zealand
30/04/2022
The four qualified nations will represent the Americas in the upcoming WBSC Men’s Softball World Cup, and will join world No. 3 Australia, No. 4 Czech Republic, No. 5 New Zealand, No. 9 Denmark, and No. 10 South Africa in the flagship men’s softball event. The remaining teams will be two teams from the Asian qualifier and a wild card.
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Softball would have incredible atmosphere at Brisbane 2032 Olympics, says Australian 2-time Olympic medallist Tracey Freeman

Softball would have incredible atmosphere at Brisbane 2032 Olympics, says Australian 2-time Olympic medallist Tracey Freeman
29/04/2022
“Every game would be sold out, there is always such an incredible atmosphere – and as a team sport it would provide so many opportunities for young people and have such an impact on their lives,” said Australia's former catcher.
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Baseball5 helping to grow the game in Malaysia

Baseball5 helping to grow the game in Malaysia
29/04/2022
Baseball5 is being used by governing body Softball Association of Malaysia to spread the game.
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'Best female pitcher in world' Ayami Sato headlines upcoming Australian Women's Baseball Showcase; WBSC to stream event

'Best female pitcher in world' Ayami Sato headlines upcoming Australian Women's Baseball Showcase; WBSC to stream event
28/04/2022
The Adelaide Giants, Brisbane Bandits and Victoria Aces will meet in the showcase. The WBSC will live-stream the games to international audiences.
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Keith Mackintosh named Softball Canada Women’s U-18 National Team head coach

Keith Mackintosh named Softball Canada Women’s U-18 National Team head coach
28/04/2022
“I am excited for the new [World Cup] format that allows us to develop a team over a four-year cycle with the goal of another podium finish in 2025,” said Canada’s head coach.
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