Chinese Taipei played a huge role in the charity game in Tokyo

14/03/2012

The game of baseball and its fans were the true and only winners, as NPB (the japanese Major Leagues) Samurai Japan played a CPBL (Chinese Taipei professional league) All Star team for the charity game at the Tokyo Dome this past weekend. CPBL players and officials said they were honored to participate, and thankful for the chance of showing solidarity to the japanese people for the continuing relief and recovery efforts.

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IBAF meets with Kenko and Mizuno Executives

12/03/2012

During his visit to Japan IBAF President Riccardo Fraccari, together with Vice President Kazu Tawa and Marketing Manager Masaru Yokoo, took time to meet with the executives of two companies that are proud sponsors of the organization.

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President Fraccari at Charity Event in Tokyo

12/03/2012

Samurai Japan (an All Star team of the NPB, the Japanese Major Leagues) beat the All Stars of the CPBL (the professional League in Chinese Taipei) 9-2 in a charity game played Saturday 3/10 at the Tokyo Dome in front of a 35,505 fans in attendance. The game was meant as a fundraiser for the victims of the earthquake and tsunami of March 2011. A total of 12,000 tickets were give to residents from disaster struck areas.

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Errors cost Canada’s Juniors in loss to Netherlands

11/03/2012

St. Petersburg, FL-The Netherlands took advantage of six Canada Junior National Team errors en route to an 8-2 victory at historic Al Lang Field.

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New CPBL Commissioner Hwang seeks League expansion

10/03/2012

The new Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) Commissioner Hwang Jenn-Tai, along with his Secretary-General Liang Kung-Pin(known as Brady), are realistic about the work ahead, but also have set a number of goals.

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After PASO Assembly IBAF and ISF are closer to an agreement

10/03/2012

IBAF President Riccardo Fraccari attended the 50th General Assembly of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO) in Mexico City.

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President Fraccari visited the Hall of Fame and Museum of Japan

10/03/2012

IBAF President Riccardo Fraccari visited the Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum of Japan together with Vice President Kazu Tawa.

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The Federation of Japan presents a video on Olympic reinstatement

10/03/2012

Baseball fans and players will see the message of the IBAF and the Baseball Federation of Japan that supports the campaign to bring back baseball to the Olympics on the giant scoreboard of the TokyoDome during the 2 charity matches on March 10.

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Teams for Haarlem Baseball Week announced

09/03/2012

The organizers of the Haarlem Baseball Week announced the participating teams for the 26th edition of the international baseball tournament. Besides host the Netherlands, Cuba, Puerto Rico, Japan and Chinese Taipei have confirmed their arrival. The “Haarlemse Honkbalweek” will be held from July 13 to 22, 2012 at Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem, Netherlands.

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Mario Vazquez Rana confirmed as the president of PASO

08/03/2012

Mario Vazquez Rana will serve another four years as president of the Pan American Sports Organization (PASO). Vazquez Rana was reelected by a vote of acclamation at the PASO General Assembly in Mexico City.

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Baseball supports earthquake victims in Japan

08/03/2012

The Tokyo Dome hosts on Saturday March 10 the East Japan Earthquake Relief Baseball Match. All Star Teams from the Japanese Major Leagues (NPB) and of the Professional League of Chinese Taipei (CPBL) will compete on the field starting 6.25 pm Tokyo time.

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BaseballSoftballUK receives Grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund

08/03/2012

(LONDON, ENGLAND) (MARCH 6, 2012) – BaseballSoftballUK (BSUK), the development agency for baseball and softball in the United Kingdom, announced today that it has recently been awarded a grant of $160,000 (£100,000) from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF), administered by Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players’ Association. The grant, along with funding from Sport England, will allow BSUK to complete the first phase of its development plans at Farnham Park, Buckinghamshire to construct two dedicated 300′-sized fields for baseball/softball and one 400′ baseball field.

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Austrian Baseball Federation receives Grant from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund

08/03/2012

VIENNA/ATTNANG-PUCHHEIM, AUSTRIA (March 6, 2012) – The Austrian Baseball Federation announced today that it was recently awarded a grant in the amount of $104,465.75 from the Baseball Tomorrow Fund (BTF). The grant will support the erection of a new youth baseball field at the USD Athletics Ballpark in Attnang-Puchheim, which serves as one of the premium quality academies in Austria.

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24 Japanese Players identified for Women’s Baseball World Cup

24 Japanese Players identified for Women’s Baseball World Cup
07/03/2012

SAITAMA, Japan – On March 3 and 4, the Women’s Baseball Association Japan hosted tryouts in Saitama Prefecture for the V IBAF Women’s Baseball World Cup in Edmonton, Canada, Aug. 10-19, and 24 players were selected which will be reduced to 18 – 20 eventually to form the IBAF roster.

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The baseball season is off to an early start in Spain

06/03/2012

The 2012 baseball season officialy took off as the spanish Division de Honor opened on February 25th

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