Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch Cuba, Korea stage thriller for last gold medal at Beijing 2008

Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch Cuba, Korea stage thriller for last gold medal at Beijing 2008
08/08/2020
The defending champions Cuba and undefeated Korea fought hard in a dramatic final.
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Italy, Czech Republic junior national softball teams to tune up together outside Milan

Italy, Czech Republic junior national softball teams to tune up together outside Milan
07/08/2020
The 25-game, WBSC-sanctioned series will feature both countries’ U-15 and U-18 national teams. The games will be held in Bollate, Legnano, Caronno and Saronno, Italy.
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Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch Cuba vs. USA classic in Beijing 2008 semifinal

Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch Cuba vs. USA classic in Beijing 2008 semifinal
07/08/2020
It's been an international baseball must-see since the late 1960s. The Olympic flavour adds drama to the tenth episode of the series.
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Good things come in threes: Japanese softball legend Eri Yamada eyes third medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Good things come in threes: Japanese softball legend Eri Yamada eyes third medal at Tokyo 2020 Olympics
06/08/2020
An interview with Eri Yamada, who won bronze at Athens 2004 and gold at Beijing 2008, aims to win her third Olympic medal at Tokyo 2020. The two-time WBSC Women’s Softball World Champion talks about her Olympic experience and the expectations on Tokyo 2020.
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Pakistan Federation Baseball to open first Youth Academy on 9 August

Pakistan Federation Baseball to open first Youth Academy on 9 August
06/08/2020
It will be in Okara, Punjab province. More academies will open in Punjab and in the provinces of Sindh and Balochistan within the next three months.
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Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch China, Korea in extra-inning thriller at Beijing 2008 Games

Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch China, Korea in extra-inning thriller at Beijing 2008 Games
06/08/2020
Korea featured stars from KBO. China was managed by Major League Baseball (MLB) veteran Jim Lefebvre. The roster was almost entirely made of players in the China Baseball League, formed in 2002.
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Aussie legend, manager David Nilsson says Olympics, int'l play important for baseball

Aussie legend, manager David Nilsson says Olympics, int'l play important for baseball
06/08/2020
The former MLB All-Star turned down major contract-offers to have a chance to represent his country in the 2000 Sydney Olympic Games.
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Taiwan Professional Women’s Softball League to open second half on 8 August

Taiwan Professional Women’s Softball League to open second half on 8 August
05/08/2020
The TPWSL was the first softball league in the world to start the 2020 season after the coronavirus pandemic struck.
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Olympic speed skater medallist Eddy Alvarez crosses over to MLB

Olympic speed skater medallist Eddy Alvarez crosses over to MLB
05/08/2020
Alvarez is only the second player in history to appear on an MLB roster after winning an Olympic medal in another sport. After the Sochi 2014 Winter Games, he focused on baseball. The story parallels legend Jim Thorpe.
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Olympic Baseball Rewind - Athens 2004: Watch Australia vs. Cuba gold medal game

Olympic Baseball Rewind - Athens 2004: Watch Australia vs. Cuba gold medal game
05/08/2020
International baseball powerhouse Cuba looked to rebound from a silver medal in 2000, while the Aussies were hoping to capture their first-ever Olympic gold in the sport.
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Akiyama, Tsutsugo, Cronenworth, Castellanos: More WBSC Premier12 stars playing in MLB

Akiyama, Tsutsugo, Cronenworth, Castellanos: More WBSC Premier12 stars playing in MLB
05/08/2020
The Cincinnati Reds gave a present to Akiyama for his first big league hit. Tsutsugo homered on opening day after going long more than 200 times in his NPB career. Cronenworth moved from shortstop to first base, while the Astros' called up Mexico's Humberto Castellanos.
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Poland names U-18 Women’s National Team Softball head coach

Poland names U-18 Women’s National Team Softball head coach
04/08/2020
Przemysław Kubicki will continue to serve as the skipper of Poland's top youth squad for the 2020-2021 term.
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Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch Japan, Australia in unforgettable pitching duel at Athens 2004 Games

Olympic Baseball Rewind: Watch Japan, Australia in unforgettable pitching duel at Athens 2004 Games
04/08/2020
The heavy favourites Samurai Japan faced underrated Australia in the semifinal at the Helliniko Complex. Matsuzaka duelled with Oxspring.
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USA's Adell, Ponce from WBSC Premier12 to MLB

USA's Adell, Ponce from WBSC Premier12 to MLB
04/08/2020
The Los Angeles Angeles called up Adell and put Shohei Ohtani, another Premier12 star, on the injured list. Ponce pitched for the Pirates on Sunday, 2 August.
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WBSC Athletes Commission: Players are part of WBSC's decision-making process

WBSC Athletes Commission: Players are part of WBSC's decision-making process
03/08/2020
The Commission, co-chaired by Justin Huber and Maria Soto, met virtually. President Fraccari opened the on line meeting
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