Italian Luigi Carrozza: 1996 Olympics leading hitter proud of record which still stands

Italian Luigi Carrozza: 1996 Olympics leading hitter proud of record which still stands
24/04/2020
Carrozza's .571 batting average topped Cuban sluggers Ulacia, Linares and Kindelán, and Japan's Fukudome and Matsunaka. Today he's back as a coach to the team where it all started in southern Italy.
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Baseball Canada cancels 2020 National Championships

Baseball Canada cancels 2020 National Championships
24/04/2020
As many as 11 tournaments were set to take place primarily during the month of August. Canada's governing body of baseball called the decision "difficult".
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Japan's NPB plans to make a decision on opening date after Golden Week holidays

Japan's NPB plans to make a decision on opening date after Golden Week holidays
23/04/2020
The festive period will run from 2-6 May. Commissioner Atsushi Saito: "In these dark times, everyone has a strong desire to bring baseball to people's homes."
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USA Baseball launches 'Fun at Bat at home' edition

USA Baseball launches 'Fun at Bat at home' edition
23/04/2020
The At Home version modifies the curriculum of the entry-level bat and ball programme into fun, easy activities for young athletes and their families to participate in while at home due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Colombian MLB catcher Jorge Alfaro thanks medical community, encourages others to #StayHome

Colombian MLB catcher Jorge Alfaro thanks medical community, encourages others to #StayHome
22/04/2020
The video message (in Spanish) expresses appreciation for what medics and paramedics are doing during the COVID-19 pandemic and sends a #StayHome recommendation.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 29: Chinese Taipei, Mexico play out thrilling slugfest at 2016 WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup

GameTime Classics | Episode 29: Chinese Taipei, Mexico play out thrilling slugfest at 2016 WBSC U-15 Baseball World Cup
22/04/2020
This episode of the GameTime Classics series will allow you to take a look at a thrilling slugfest in the 2016 youth baseball world championship.
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Italy to open baseball, softball seasons on 14 June

Italy to open baseball, softball seasons on 14 June
21/04/2020
The reduced schedules of the top divisions allow some flexibility and the start could be pushed until 12 July. No decision yet about whether fans will be allowed in the ballparks.
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Korea's pro baseball league KBO to open season on 5 May

Korea's pro baseball league KBO to open season on 5 May
21/04/2020
KBO's opening day will be held behind closed doors. The league will consider opening to fans according to the development of COVID-19 cases. The teams will have to follow guidelines.
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GameTime Classics | Episode 27: USA take on Chinese Taipei in must-win WBSC Premier12 2019 clash

GameTime Classics | Episode 27: USA take on Chinese Taipei in must-win WBSC Premier12 2019 clash
20/04/2020
USA and Chinese Taipei took the field at the Tokyo Dome on 15 November 2019. You can relive the exciting game in the daily series that the WBSC is offering for free on YouTube and Facebook.
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New baseball academy to open in Sindh, Pakistan

New baseball academy to open in Sindh, Pakistan
20/04/2020
Pakistan Baseball Federation President Syed Fakhar Ali Shah will personally donate equipment to get the academy running. The Sindh Baseball Association mourns the passing of the Province baseball team Captain Jawad Ali.
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3,000 catchers joined Israel's Ryan Lavarnway for Quarantine Challenge Workouts on Facebook

3,000 catchers joined Israel's Ryan Lavarnway for Quarantine Challenge Workouts on Facebook
20/04/2020
The 32-year old catcher was a standout for Israel during the 2017 World Baseball Classic. He had the idea of Quarantine Workouts watching John Legend's concert on Instagram Live.
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WBSC aims to develop baseball and softball into one of the biggest sports in the world

WBSC aims to develop baseball and softball into one of the biggest sports in the world
20/04/2020
While the majority of sports activities around the world are on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, the WBSC takes a look at its development activities which are central to the organisation in terms of growing the sport of baseball softball around the world.
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GameTime Classics Episode 25: Watch Japan take on Mexico in a thrilling U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 final

GameTime Classics Episode 25: Watch Japan take on Mexico in a thrilling U-23 Baseball World Cup 2018 final
18/04/2020
It was a thrilling night in Barranquilla, Colombia. Mexico and Japan took the field for what would become an unforgettable world championship game.
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GameTime Classics Episode 23: Watch the epic battle between USA and Mexico at the U-12 Baseball World Cup 2017

GameTime Classics Episode 23: Watch the epic battle between USA and Mexico at the U-12 Baseball World Cup 2017
16/04/2020
Having suffered costly losses before taking the field on the second day of the Super Round, both USA and Mexico were desperate for victory.
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New roadmap for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in 2021 being prepared

New roadmap for Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games in 2021 being prepared
16/04/2020
Baseball and softball will make their return to the Olympic Games in 2021 after last featuring at Beijing 2008.
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