Today marks 100 years since birth of Juan Antonio Samaranch, Olympic president who added baseball, softball

Today marks 100 years since birth of Juan Antonio Samaranch, Olympic president who added baseball, softball
17/07/2020
During his tenure as IOC President both baseball and softball were admitted to the Olympic Games as medal sports.
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WBSC Headquarters: New chapter in history, exciting future for global baseball, softball

WBSC Headquarters: New chapter in history, exciting future for global baseball, softball
16/07/2020
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) last week opened its new, permanent headquarters in Pully, a suburb in the Olympic capital Lausanne, Switzerland. Europe has only recently become the home of international baseball and softball.
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WBSC Headquarters: Next chapter of international softball's amazing journey starts in Switzerland

WBSC Headquarters: Next chapter of international softball's amazing journey starts in Switzerland
16/07/2020
The International Softball Federation dates back to 1950 with its headquarters always on USA soil.
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WBSC Headquarters: After decades of relocations, Switzerland is now the permanent home of international baseball

WBSC Headquarters: After decades of relocations, Switzerland is now the permanent home of international baseball
16/07/2020
The International Baseball Federation (IBAF) moved to Lausanne in January, 1994 to have a day-to-day relationship with the International Olympic Committee.
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Final of WBSC Premier12 2019 to close GameTime Classics series

Final of WBSC Premier12 2019 to close GameTime Classics series
23/06/2020
Episode 88 is number 44 dedicated to baseball and will take you back to the championship game of the second edition of WBSC Flagship event between top-ranked Japan and world No. 3 Korea.
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Today the world celebrates World Softball Day, honours Don Porter’s memory

Today the world celebrates World Softball Day, honours Don Porter’s memory
13/06/2020
Today marks 15 years since Don Porter, former ISF President and WBSC co-founder, established World Softball Day in 2005, a day to celebrate the beauty and history of the sport.
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Don Porter, international softball leader, past WBSC co-President dies at 90

Don Porter, international softball leader, past WBSC co-President dies at 90
08/06/2020
Porter served as president of the International Softball Federation (ISF) for 26 years and played a pivotal role in softball’s debut on the Olympic Programme at the 1996 Atlanta Games. He was also Co-President, together with Riccardo Fraccari, helping to establish the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) in 2013.
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GameTime Classics - Episode 10: Re-live historic first-ever WBSC U-12 Mixed Softball final between Chinese Taipei and Peru

GameTime Classics - Episode 10: Re-live historic first-ever WBSC U-12 Mixed Softball final between Chinese Taipei and Peru
03/04/2020
The inaugural WBSC U-12 Mixed Softball World Cup was held from 25-30 July 2019 in Tainan, along with the U-12 Baseball World Cup.
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Guam makes history, qualifies for U-15 Baseball World Cup

Guam makes history, qualifies for U-15 Baseball World Cup
20/01/2020
It's the first time Guam has qualified for a WBSC event. The closest it ever came previously was a loss to South Africa in a playoff for the Sydney 2000 Olympic Games.
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2019: Year in Review

2019: Year in Review
01/01/2020
2019 was an historic year for the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) and has superbly set up 2020, where the return of baseball and softball to the Olympic Games will be the headline act.
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2019: Premier12 - The “biggest int’l baseball event in recent history”

2019: Premier12 - The “biggest int’l baseball event in recent history”
20/12/2019
The success and excitement of the 2019 Premier12 have set the stage for a massive spectacle and worldwide spotlight on baseball at the 2020 Olympic Games in Japan, where baseball is king of sports content.
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Mexico heads to the Olympics, makes history

Mexico heads to the Olympics, makes history
17/11/2019
"Baseball in our Country has accomplished a lot, but nothing of the sort," commented Federation President Enrique Mayorga. "This is really historic."
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Shortest player in KBO history revives his Middle School baseball program

26/06/2017

WONDONG, South Korea-Rookie outfielder Kim Seong-yoon was first known as the shortest pro player in Korea. Then he made sensation for his defensive skills. After he displayed some power, he became a great story

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Ngoepe makes history as first African-born big leaguer

Ngoepe makes history as first African-born big leaguer
27/04/2017

PITTSBURG — Gift Ngoepe, a native of Randburg, Gauteng, South Africa, made history becoming the first African-born athlete to play Major League Baseball.

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Australia records first-ever triple play in history of U-23 Baseball World Cup!

Australia records first-ever triple play in history of U-23 Baseball World Cup!
30/10/2016

History was made Sunday at the U-23 Baseball World Cup as the Australian National Team accomplished the rare feat of executing a triple-play.

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