Europe's first games in 2020: Czech Baseball ExtraLiga set to open

Europe's first games in 2020: Czech Baseball ExtraLiga set to open
21/05/2020
On Friday, 22 May, opening day will be celebrated in the Czech Republic, representing the first top-tier European baseball/softball league to open its season this year.
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New baseball-softball federation established in Bulgaria following merger

New baseball-softball federation established in Bulgaria following merger
21/05/2020
The two governing bodies had split in 1998. Youri Alkalay has been named the president of the newly established Bulgarian Baseball and Softball Federation.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 57: Puerto Rico v Chinese Taipei, slugfest at WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup '18

GameTime Classics | Episode 57:  Puerto Rico v Chinese Taipei, slugfest at WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup '18
20/05/2020
On Day 3 of the opening round, the two National Teams staged a slugfest at the USSSA Space Coast Complex.
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Video: Watch the Wayuu people discover baseball in Colombia

Video: Watch the Wayuu people discover baseball in Colombia
20/05/2020
Lisandro Epiayu, a teacher in the community, had the idea to start the Wayuu Kottirashi baseball team: "We created the first balls and the first bat." Through this video, they are also asking for some support.
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WBSC online scoring workshop attracts worldwide audience

WBSC online scoring workshop attracts worldwide audience
20/05/2020
Over 200 scorers from all over the world participated in the two virtual sessions offered by the World Baseball Softball Confederation.
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President Fraccari: Baseball-softball need to be at the heart of global COVID-19 recovery

President Fraccari: Baseball-softball need to be at the heart of global COVID-19 recovery
19/05/2020
Baseball5 and the WBSC U-12 Mixed Softball World Cup are two of a number of examples where the WBSC can play an important role in the global recovery from COVID-19, in alignment with many of the 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) set out by the United Nations in 2015.
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USA Baseball announces modified schedule

USA Baseball announces modified schedule
19/05/2020
The COVID-19 pandemic is continuing to impact sports around the world.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 55: Asian superpowers Japan, Korea clash at WBSC U-18 World Cup 2017

GameTime Classics | Episode 55: Asian superpowers Japan, Korea clash at WBSC U-18 World Cup 2017
18/05/2020
Japan and Korea met on the last day of the Super Round in a hard-fought rivalry match-up.
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Balkovek, Folden, Whitlock: Female coaches landing jobs with MLB organizations

Balkovek, Folden, Whitlock: Female coaches landing jobs with MLB organizations
18/05/2020
Rachel Balkovec (NY Yankees), Rachel Folden (Chicago Cubs) and Christina Whitlock (Cardinals) are following the route opened by San Francisco Giants' hiring of Alyssa Nakken.
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Leon wins Nicaraguan baseball Major 'A' National Championship

Leon wins Nicaraguan baseball Major 'A' National Championship
18/05/2020
Veteran starter Norman Lopez starred while Arnol Rizo and Gerardo Chevez batted in the two runs to help lead Leon to the national championship in the Central American country.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 53: Watch superb USA-Korea pitching duel in WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017 Super Round

GameTime Classics | Episode 53: Watch superb USA-Korea pitching duel in WBSC U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017 Super Round
16/05/2020
Korea and USA met on Day 2 of the Super Round as the only unbeaten National Teams left in the tournament. The starters would set the pace of the game.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 51: Korea, USA play in final of 2015 Premier12

GameTime Classics | Episode 51: Korea, USA play in final of 2015 Premier12
14/05/2020
In the semi-finals, USA topped Mexico, while Korea surprised Japan with a ninth-inning attack that shook the baseball world in 2015.
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CPBL to allow 2,000 fans per game, open concession stands

CPBL to allow 2,000 fans per game, open concession stands
14/05/2020
Taiwan's professional baseball league -- the first in the world to begin its 2020 season -- will double the current 1,000-fan limit beginning on Friday, 15 May.
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Baseball for the Blind: 10th Mole's Cup postponed to 2021

Baseball for the Blind: 10th Mole's Cup postponed to 2021
13/05/2020
The 10th edition of the international tournament for visual impaired athletes had been scheduled to take place in September in Freising, Germany. The 2019 edition saw a record six teams participate.
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U-18 and U-12 European Baseball Championships postponed

U-18 and U-12 European Baseball Championships postponed
13/05/2020
The CEB had announced in April the cancellation of all club competitions.
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