Baseball Community in Japan honors Naito

Baseball Community in Japan honors Naito
15/02/2013

Some 480 well-wishers cerebrated 30th Anniversary of Masayuki Naito (51) in Tokyo on January 29 for his contribution to baseball community since he started to work with Japan Student Baseball Association after finishing Rikkyo University in 1984. The occasion was for many something like an alumni meeting with current and ex-ball players and executives in attendance across the board.

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MetLife signs on as global sponsor of 2013 World Baseball Classic

15/02/2013

Title Sponsor of the MetLife All-World Baseball Classic Team, MetLife Blimps to Provide Unique Broadcast Footage

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Preseason Golden Spikes Watch List released

15/02/2013

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball announced its preseason Golden Spikes Award Watch List on Thursday, marking the organization’s first step toward identifying the top amateur baseball player in the country. Sponsored by Major League Baseball, the Golden Spikes Award will be presented in 2013 for the 36th time.

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“Baseball For All” squad wins inaugural Mayan Princess Cup

15/02/2013

Merida, Yucatan – On the same day that baseball pioneer Justine Siegal learned that her sport had succeeded in its petition to be played at the Pan American Games, her “Baseball For All” (BFA) team of 12-year-olds beat the host Yucatan Flower Power squad 11-1 in a game that was closer than the score indicated, to win the inaugural Mayan Princess Cup. BFA wound up undefeated with a perfect 6-0 record through the double knockout style tournament that included an earlier 8-5 victory over Flower Power, as well as a pair of wins against each of the Jalisco Blue Jays and Colegio Merida.

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Cuba’s Final Classic Roster Contains Some Major Surprises

14/02/2013

After weeks of speculation, the final 28-man roster for Cuba’s World Baseball Classic team was announced on Wednesday in a press conference staged in Havana’s Latin American Stadium.

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Two more Aussies ink MLB contracts break record for largest signing class

14/02/2013

Todd McDonald has signed with the Texas Rangers while Dakota Mitchell has signed with the Cincinnati Reds becoming the 23rd and 24th Australian signees of the 2012 International Signing Period breaking the previous record of 22 from the 2004 signing class that included Shane Lindsay, Tim Kennelly and Drew Naylor.

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Brujos de los Tuxtlas (MEX) win I Latin American Series

12/02/2013

Brujos de los Tuxtlas (Mexico) has won the inaugural edition of the annual Latin American Series.

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2015 Pan Am Games to include Women’s Baseball

12/02/2013

OTTAWA-Canada will be the defending gold medalists in men’s baseball when the 2015 Pan Am Games get underway two summers from now in Toronto, and for the first time in games history, our Women’s National Team will have a chance to compete for a medal as women’s baseball has been added to the sports program.

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Invitation to II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup in Taipei

12/02/2013

The International Baseball Federation is pleased to invite National Federations to send 12U National Teams to the II IBAF 12U Baseball World Cup to be held in Taipei, Chinese Taipei, July 20-28th, 2013. The tournament will see 12 national teams competing for the 12U World Championship.

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2020 Olympics: 8 sports aiming at inclusion

12/02/2013

The EB of the IOC voted wrestling out of the core sports. FILA will have to join the 7 shorlisted sports (including baseball/softball) in the May presentation

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Canberra Cavalry win 2013 Australian Baseball League

10/02/2013

The Canberra Cavalry have won the 2013 Australian Baseball League. In the championship series this weekend they swept defending champion Perth Heat 2-0 (6-4, 7-6) to win the Claxton Shield for the first time.

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Mexican Team wins 2013 Caribbean Series in 18 Innings

08/02/2013

Hermosillo, Mexico. The 2013 Caribbean Series is in the books. On Thursday evening Yaquis de Obregon from Mexico defeated Leones del Escodigo 4-3 in a marathon over 18 innings and 6 hours 59 minutes in the final. Doug Clark broke the tie with a solo home run in the top of the ninth extra inning. Both teams had exchanged runs in the 14th frame to extend the thriller. It was the longest game in Caribbean Series history.

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‘Beisbol por la paz’ made huge steps forward

08/02/2013

In the first of the 16 months of the program, at least 200 kids at risk have been kept away from street gangs and violence and have attended structured and supervised baseball practices twice a week or more.

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Bell and Raines headline Canadian Ball Hall’s Class of 2013

07/02/2013

Rob Ducey, Tom Cheek and Nat Bailey will also be honoured in a ceremony to take place at 11 a.m. ET on Saturday, June 29 on the museum’s ceremonial grounds in St. Marys

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Didier Seminet confirmed as the President of the French Federation

06/02/2013

Didier Seminet has been confirmed as the President of the French Federation of Baseball, Softball and Cricket.

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