Taiwan to host Asian qualifiers for U-12 and U-18 Baseball World Cups

Taiwan to host Asian qualifiers for U-12 and U-18 Baseball World Cups
12/05/2020
The U-18 Asian Baseball Championship will be held in Kaohsiung in September, while the U-12 Asian Baseball Championship is scheduled for November in Tainan.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 49: Chinese Taipei v Venezuela for bronze at 2016 Women's Baseball World Cup

GameTime Classics | Episode 49: Chinese Taipei v Venezuela for bronze at 2016 Women's Baseball World Cup
12/05/2020
Top-tier baseball nations from Asia and South America played in the bronze medal game of the 2016 WBSC Women's Baseball World Cup.
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Czech baseball season to open on 22 May

Czech baseball season to open on 22 May
12/05/2020
The Czech Republic is one of the top baseball nations in Europe, ranked 15th in the WBSC World Rankings.
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NPB cancels All Star Game, aims at starting season in second half of June

NPB cancels All Star Game, aims at starting season in second half of June
11/05/2020
Following a meeting with the 12 clubs, Commissioner Atsushi Saito spoke to the press: " We will carefully assess the situation, carefully make preparations to try to open the season somewhere between the middle and end of next month."
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Major Baseball National Championship 'A' to open in Nicaragua

Major Baseball National Championship 'A' to open in Nicaragua
11/05/2020
The opening ceremony was celebrated at the 'Mario Treminio' Stadium in Malpasillo, León, on Friday, 8 May. The first games are scheduled for 11 May, the finals for Saturday 16 May.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 47: Watch bronze medal game of WBSC Premier12 2015 - Mexico v Japan

GameTime Classics | Episode 47: Watch bronze medal game of WBSC Premier12 2015 - Mexico v Japan
10/05/2020
The third-place game of the inaugural WBSC Premier12 will be available for free at www.youtube.com/wbsc and on Facebook at www.facebook.com/wbsc.
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Taiwan's CPBL opens stadiums to fans, games sold out as another milestone is passed

Taiwan's CPBL opens stadiums to fans, games sold out as another milestone is passed
09/05/2020
"There was definitely something missing in our lives when we were only able to watch the games on TV during the past month," one fan who attended the game said.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 45: Mexico, Japan clash in Super Round of 2016 U-23 Baseball World Cup

GameTime Classics | Episode 45: Mexico, Japan clash in Super Round of 2016 U-23 Baseball World Cup
08/05/2020
Japan and hosts Mexico met on the last day of the Super Round. The game showcases a spectacular pitching duel, along with LMB, MLB and NPB prospects.
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WBSC President says baseball/softball must find new ways to deliver sport in face of COVID-19

WBSC President says baseball/softball must find new ways to deliver sport in face of COVID-19
08/05/2020
In an interview with the Spanish Baseball and Softball Federation, President Fraccari said the coronavirus pandemic must be seen as an opportunity to innovate and the WBSC is going in this direction.
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Youth baseball revives in USA with modified rules and social distancing

Youth baseball revives in USA with modified rules and social distancing
08/05/2020
A youth baseball tournament, involving 47 teams, will take place outside St Louis, Missouri over the weekend. A set of modified rules will guarantee social distancing.
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Baseball making a difference at bottom of the world in Patagonia

Baseball making a difference at bottom of the world in Patagonia
07/05/2020
Two brothers, Brian and Gerson Jeansalle, introduced the game, they had started to appreciate through a movie, to the kids living in the southern Argentine Province of Chubut in 2014. Six years later, their project is adding value to the community.
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CPBL to admit 1,000 fans to games starting Friday, 8 May

CPBL to admit 1,000 fans to games starting Friday, 8 May
07/05/2020
Taiwan's Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) approved a proposal by the league. Fubon Guardians-UniPresident 7-Eleven Lions and CTBC Brothers-Rakuten Monkeys are the scheduled games.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 43: Japan-USA strikeout fest at U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017

GameTime Classics | Episode 43: Japan-USA strikeout fest at U-18 Baseball World Cup 2017
06/05/2020
A match-up between the top-ranked teams in the world is always going to be a classic. This game featured a combined 33 strikeouts, a WBSC record.
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EUR 50,000 fund launched as baseball, softball seasons cancelled in France

EUR 50,000 fund launched as baseball, softball seasons cancelled in France
06/05/2020
The difficult decision became inevitable after an announcement by the Prime Minister. Clubs will be able to start their activity at the local level. A 50,000 € grant will fund back-to-school kits and baseball gloves for female players under the age of 15.
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WBSC's 'GameTime Classics' series buzzing on social media

WBSC's 'GameTime Classics' series buzzing on social media
06/05/2020
WBSC's Facebook page has recorded 9,500 more followers from 25 March to 30 April, while the official WBSC YouTube channel generated 12.1 million impressions from the new streaming series.
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