Sadaharu Oh: Q & A with the one and only Home Run King

Sadaharu Oh: Q & A with the one and only Home Run King
11/12/2019
The legendary former slugger and manager took the floor at the WBSC Congress in Osaka to talk about the latest projects of his World Children's Baseball Fair Foundation. WBSC took the chance to sit down with him for this Question & Answer session
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2019: Chinese Taipei wins U-12, U-18 Baseball World Cups, Asian Championship, Fed of the Year

2019: Chinese Taipei wins U-12, U-18 Baseball World Cups, Asian Championship, Fed of the Year
10/12/2019
It was an extra-ordinary season both off and on the field for the Chinese Taipei Baseball Association.
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Ayako Rokkaku on the growth of Women's Baseball in Japan

Ayako Rokkaku on the growth of Women's Baseball in Japan
27/11/2019
The former World Cup MVP at age 28 is still involved as a player. She is also a certified WBSC Baseball5 instructor.
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III WBSC Congress showcases baseball, softball as true global sport, says President Fraccari

III WBSC Congress showcases baseball, softball as true global sport, says President Fraccari
25/11/2019
Following the first-ever WBSC Congress in Tunisia in 2014 and the second in Botswana in 2017, World Baseball Softball Confederation President Riccardo Fracarri looks back at a successful third Congress for the WBSC, which was held in Sakai City, Japan from November 19-21.
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WBSC presents Individual Awards 2018, 2019

WBSC presents Individual Awards 2018, 2019
22/11/2019
The ceremony happened during the Gala Dinner, hosted by long-time WBSC partner SSK
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Seven new members join WBSC family

Seven new members join WBSC family
21/11/2019
The 3rd WBSC Congress in Sakai, Japan was hailed as a great success with new federations welcomed to the WBSC family and honours presented to some of the major stars of WBSC and the international baseball and softball community.
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WBSC Softball Hall of Fame inducts 2019 class

WBSC Softball Hall of Fame inducts 2019 class
21/11/2019
A total of 13 players from eight countries were inducted into the WBSC Softball Hall of Fame. The Hall of Fame now counts with 249 members from 38 countries
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Sadaharu Oh announces 2020 Girl's Baseball clinic

Sadaharu Oh announces 2020 Girl's Baseball clinic
21/11/2019
The World Children Baseball Fair Foundation presented the project during the WBSC Congress. It will involve 50 players from 10 different countries and 30 from Japan
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Kato, Kumazaki receive WBSC Order of the Honour Award, McMann accepts Order of the Golden Diamond

Kato, Kumazaki receive WBSC Order of the Honour Award, McMann accepts Order of the Golden Diamond
21/11/2019
The Order of Honour represents the supreme honour awarded by WBSC. The Order of the Golden Diamond awards those persons who have acted in such a way as to develop the ideals of baseball/softball and their outstanding merits in favour of the widening of the horizons and innovation and research within our Sport
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Tokyo 2020: WBSC working very close with the IOC

Tokyo 2020: WBSC working very close with the IOC
21/11/2019
“We’re positive that the Organizing Committee of the Olympic Games (OCOG), together with the WBSC, will deliver very good Olympic Games, especially for our sports, so the fans and our athletes can enjoy a once in a lifetime experience,” said WBSC Executive Director Michael Schmidt in his address to the WBSC Congress.
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The WBSC Development Commission funded 75 projects in 2018, 2019

The WBSC Development Commission funded 75 projects in 2018, 2019
21/11/2019
Chairman Angelo Vicino presented the overall results of the Development Commission to the Congress. The Commission evaluated 90 projects in 2018-2019, approved 75 and rejected only 4, while 11 are still through the evaluation process
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Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games highlight a year full of global events

Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games highlight a year full of global events
21/11/2019
WBSC Events Manager Joan Garcia thanked and praised all the local organizing committees for the hard work and efforts hosting a baseball softball world cup last year
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WBSC President Fraccari: "We are a fantastic sporting family"

WBSC President Fraccari: "We are a fantastic sporting family"
21/11/2019
The opening speech of the third WBSC Congress focused on globalization and the need of making the games of baseball and softball up to date and appealing for the younger generations
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Hideki Nagafuji, Mayor of Sakai City: “It’s a great honour to host this Congress”

Hideki Nagafuji, Mayor of Sakai City: “It’s a great honour to host this Congress”
21/11/2019
“Please accept my wishes for the best success on the Congress and further prosperity for baseball and softball.”
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WBSC draw confirms groups, schedules for Baseball Americas Qualifier, Final Baseball Qualifier

WBSC draw confirms groups, schedules for Baseball Americas Qualifier, Final Baseball Qualifier
20/11/2019
The winners of the Baseball Americas Qualifier and the Baseball Final Qualifier will join Japan (host team), Israel (Europe/Africa), Mexico (Premier12) and Korea (Premier12) in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic Games baseball competition.
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