WBSC Baseball World Rankings: Japan remains as world No 1 men's baseball programme

WBSC Baseball World Rankings: Japan remains as world No 1 men's baseball programme
31/12/2022
World No. 2 Chinese Taipei and No. 3 USA complete the podium. The end-of-the-year rankings reflect the addition of points gathered in 2022 as well as the expiration of all points earned in 2018.
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2022 Year in Focus

2022 Year in Focus
30/12/2022
The year 2022 was an historic one for the WBSC with new projects launched both on and off the field.
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2022 Year in Review: WBSC on social media, creating a stronger presence

2022 Year in Review: WBSC on social media, creating a stronger presence
29/12/2022
A year full of action with baseball and softball events, the debut of Baseball5 on the international stage and the WBSC's first eSport global event provided the perfect opportunity to strengthen the organisation's social media presence.
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2022 Year in Review: A year rich in development

2022 Year in Review: A year rich in development
28/12/2022
An overview of development initiatives which include field construction and renovation in Spain, Serbia, Burkina Faso and Japan.
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Puerto Rico celebrates first U-12, U-15 baseball champions

Puerto Rico celebrates first U-12, U-15 baseball champions
23/12/2022
The Maceteros de Vega Alta won the U-12 age bracket, while the Titanes de Florida dominated the U-15.
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Inaugural WBSC U-23 Men’s Softball World Cup hosting rights awarded to Argentina in 2023; Canada receive wild card

Inaugural WBSC U-23 Men’s Softball World Cup hosting rights awarded to Argentina in 2023; Canada receive wild card
23/12/2022
The tournament will be played at Nafaldo Cargnel Stadium in Parana, Argentina, from 15-23 April 2023. Canada complete the event’s 12-nation field.
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End of the year message from the WBSC President to the global baseball softball community

End of the year message from the WBSC President to the global baseball softball community
22/12/2022
World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) President Riccardo Fraccari addresses baseball and softball leaders, players, media and fans around the world in the following end-of-year address.
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Zambia starts major Baseball5 development project

Zambia starts major Baseball5 development project
22/12/2022
WBSC instructor Andrea D'Auria oversaw the educational phase in December. The best physical education teachers selected in six provinces will go through extensive education in early January. Local competitions will start in February and run through to March. A National Championship will be the final step.
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2022 Year in Review: Four World Cups headline international baseball’s return to normality

2022 Year in Review: Four World Cups headline international baseball’s return to normality
22/12/2022
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) awarded four Baseball World Titles in 2022, three to the United States, who were victorious in the U-12, U-15 and U-18 age categories, and the fourth to Japan who were crowned U-23 champions.
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2022 Year in Review: Men’s, Women’s softball world champions crowned in the same year for the first time in history

2022 Year in Review: Men’s, Women’s softball world champions crowned in the same year for the first time in history