MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day: 15-16 April

MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson Day: 15-16 April
15/04/2021
The iconic number 42 will appear on all MLB fields. Over 100 major leaguers will donate to the Players Alliance to support the foundation named after the player who broke baseball's colour barrier.
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USA Baseball alum Carlos Rodon falls short of 24th MLB perfect game, throws no-hitter

USA Baseball alum Carlos Rodon falls short of 24th MLB perfect game, throws no-hitter
15/04/2021
The 28-year old left-hander kept the Cleveland Indians hitless, leading the Chicago White Sox to an 8-0 win. He pitched for the US Collegiate National Team in the Summers of 2012 and 2013.
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Samurai Japan reveal new red jersey and Olympic warm-up games

Samurai Japan reveal new red jersey and Olympic warm-up games
15/04/2021
The Samurai Japan National Baseball Team will play NPB teams in a pair of Tokyo 2020 Olympic warm-up games on 24 and 25 July.
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Jair Fernández to manage Colombian National Team in WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier

Jair Fernández to manage Colombian National Team in WBSC Olympic baseball qualifier
15/04/2021
The former minor league catcher will work with a staff that has MLB playing or coaching experience.
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Hangzhou 2022 launches sports mascots for 19th Asian Games

Hangzhou 2022 launches sports mascots for 19th Asian Games
14/04/2021
Hangzhou 2022 unveiled the sports versions of the robot mascots for the 19th Asian Games.
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Celebrating 100 days to the Tokyo 2020 Games, WBSC unveils first Spanish edition of The Global Game podcast series

Celebrating 100 days to the Tokyo 2020 Games, WBSC unveils first Spanish edition of The Global Game podcast series
14/04/2021
Today marks 100 days to the official opening of the Olympic Games Tokyo 2020.
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April anti-doping webinar to focus on athlete nutrition

April anti-doping webinar to focus on athlete nutrition
14/04/2021
It's the fourth in the series by the International Testing Agency. All Baseball, Softball and Baseball5 athletes, staff and entourages are welcomed to join.
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Africa: Nine teams to play in Nigerian Youth U-12, U-15 Girl's Softball National Championships

Africa: Nine teams to play in Nigerian Youth U-12, U-15 Girl's Softball National Championships
14/04/2021
Baseball and softball events continue to be staged all around the world, including on the African continent.
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Global Sport: Indonesia back on field with U-15 and U-18 National Baseball Championships

Global Sport: Indonesia back on field with U-15 and U-18 National Baseball Championships

The kid who flew from Guatemala to Atlanta to watch his idol play baseball

The kid who flew from Guatemala to Atlanta to watch his idol play baseball
14/04/2021
A five-year-old convinced his father to fly from Guatemala to Atlanta to watch Ronald Acuña Jr. The player said on Twitter: "This is the part of the game I love the most."
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Tokyo 2020 Olympics: WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier to be staged from 31 May to 5 June in The Palm Beaches & St. Lucie County, Florida

Tokyo 2020 Olympics: WBSC Baseball Americas Qualifier to be staged from 31 May to 5 June in The Palm Beaches & St. Lucie County, Florida
13/04/2021
Many of baseball's top-ranked nations will be competing in Florida for one spot in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic baseball tournament.
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Texas college softball pitcher Hope Trautwein tosses 7-inning, 21-K perfect game

Texas college softball pitcher Hope Trautwein tosses 7-inning, 21-K perfect game
13/04/2021
Trautwein struck out the 21 batters she faced in a 3-0 win over Arkansas-Pine Bluff. It’s the first known 21-strikeout perfect game in NCAA Division I history, and her second 21-K, 7-inning game.
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Japan's men's softball league celebrating 50th season after 2020 shutdown

Japan's men's softball league celebrating 50th season after 2020 shutdown
13/04/2021
After the cancellation of the 2020 season, the Japanese Men’s Softball League opened with 36 games.
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WBSC Paralympic Commission to hold Baseball for the Blind seminar in Tanzania

WBSC Paralympic Commission to hold Baseball for the Blind seminar in Tanzania
13/04/2021
The national federation has already staged an introductory course, following a Memorandum of Understanding with the Dar Es Saalam College of Education.
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Baseball Australia names former MLB player, Olympic silver medalist Glenn Williams as new CEO

Baseball Australia names former MLB player, Olympic silver medalist Glenn Williams as new CEO
13/04/2021
The former MLB third baseman will replace Cam Vale, who ran the organization for the last four years. "It’s an absolute honour to have the chance to lead the game I grew up in and love."
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