Historic: baseball and softball become university sports in United Kingdom

Historic: baseball and softball become university sports in United Kingdom
29/07/2020
BaseballSoftballUK broke the announcement. The UK programme features over 50 sports.
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Olympic Rewind Series: Watch USA, Spain open the Barcelona 1992 Baseball Tournament

Olympic Rewind Series: Watch USA, Spain open the Barcelona 1992 Baseball Tournament
29/07/2020
The baseball part of the Olympic Rewind series will feature 11 past games in their entirety. We will run them in collaboration with the Olympic Channel on a daily basis through Saturday 8 August.
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Softball Japan coach: National Team roster could change next year for Tokyo 2020 Olympics

Softball Japan coach: National Team roster could change next year for Tokyo 2020 Olympics
29/07/2020
The Japanese women’s softball head coach Reika Utsugi stated that the national team will return to training in November, after the end of the Japan Softball League season.
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Baseball to make Olympic return at Tokyo 2020 one year from today

Baseball to make Olympic return at Tokyo 2020 one year from today
28/07/2020
The Tokyo 2020 tournament will open at Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium on 28 July 2021. Four of six teams have qualified.
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28 July 2013: USA wins II WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup

28 July 2013: USA wins II WBSC U-12 Baseball World Cup
28/07/2020
The US National Team dominated the final against Chinese Taipei in front of a record crowd of 10,000. The win started a three-peat.
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Guatemalan National Softball Team coach José Cajina passes away at 56

Guatemalan National Softball Team coach José Cajina passes away at 56
27/07/2020
José Cajina guided his country's team for the last time at the WBSC U-18 Men’s Softball World Cup in Palmerston North, New Zealand, helping Guatemala to a historic sixth-place finish last February.
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WBSC certifies 54 Baseball5 instructors in Italy

WBSC certifies 54 Baseball5 instructors in Italy
27/07/2020
The course was divided into four modules. A total of 54 individuals, selected by the Italian Baseball Softball Federation Coach and Umpire Commissions, attended the webinar.
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Record 288 international players featured on MLB Opening Day rosters

Record 288 international players featured on MLB Opening Day rosters
27/07/2020
The Dominican Republic leads the 20 countries or territories with 109 players in the bigs. Middle infielder Mauricio Dubón (San Francisco Giants) is the first player from Honduras to ever feature on an MLB roster.
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On 26 July 1992 the first Olympic baseball game was played as a medal sport

On 26 July 1992 the first Olympic baseball game was played as a medal sport
27/07/2020
Cuba earned the first-ever Olympic gold medal in baseball, featuring a roster loaded with international baseball stars. Young guns like Garciaparra, Varitek and Giambi came up short of a medal for the USA.
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Italy's Erika Piancastelli on qualifying for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: “My biggest softball memory so far”

Italy's Erika Piancastelli on qualifying for Tokyo 2020 Olympics: “My biggest softball memory so far”
27/07/2020
The Modena-native catcher is the captain of the Italian National Softball Team that won the WBSC Europe/Africa Olympic Qualifier on 27 July last year.
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Olympic Rewind Series - Beijing 2008: Japan, USA go head to head for gold

Olympic Rewind Series - Beijing 2008: Japan, USA go head to head for gold
27/07/2020
Today’s Olympic Rewind Series game, presented in collaboration with the Olympic Channel, features the last Olympic softball game that was played: the Beijing 2008 Olympic Games Gold Medal Game.
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Olympic Rewind Series - Athens 2004: Australia vs USA in softball gold medal game

Olympic Rewind Series - Athens 2004: Australia vs USA in softball gold medal game
26/07/2020
The Aussies and the Americans guaranteed themselves a medal in softball for the third straight Olympic Games, the only two nations to do so.
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Olympic Rewind Series - Sydney 2000: Japan, USA play the most contested softball final in Olympic history

Olympic Rewind Series - Sydney 2000: Japan, USA play the most contested softball final in Olympic history
25/07/2020
In a collaboration between the WBSC and the Olympic Channel, fans are able to watch the Gold Medal Game of the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games, the second time softball was featured in the Olympics, following the sport's debut at Atlanta 1996.
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Four-year anniversary: USA tops Japan, claims 10th Women’s Softball World title in Surrey, Canada

Four-year anniversary: USA tops Japan, claims 10th Women’s Softball World title in Surrey, Canada

MLB to expand postseason format; USA Baseball alumni featured on 29 of 30 club rosters

MLB to expand postseason format; USA Baseball alumni featured on 29 of 30 club rosters
24/07/2020
Eight teams from the American League and eight teams from the National League will play best-of-three Wild Card series, starting on 29 September, to earn a spot in the Division series.
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