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WBSC Opens Permanent, Sustainable HQ in Switzerland

PULLY, Switz. — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has officially opened its new and permanent global headquarters in Pully, Switzerland, directly adjacent to the Olympic capital city of Lausanne. The new headquarters have been named “Home Plate” and is owned … Continue reading

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Start Dates for 2020 National and Independent Leagues

Last update 21 August.  Given the flurry of announcements of national leagues opening around the world, we thought we should collate the various start dates. There are currently 29 active leagues, with one more scheduled for late August. The first … Continue reading

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DAILY TIMES: King’s Academy Graduate Making Mark as International Baseball Coach

Our Managing Editor, Gabriel Fidler, was featured in an American newspaper over the weekend. The Daily Times spoke with him about the start to his career at The King’s Acadmey and Lee University, through to the creation of this website … Continue reading

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Final Olympic, Americas Baseball Qualifiers Postponed Indefinitely

New dates for the WBSC Americas Qualifier and the Final Qualifier will be announced in due time. LAUSANNE, Switzerland—The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced the postponement of the WBSC Baseball Final Qualification Event for the Games of the … Continue reading

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MLB, MLBPA, WBSC reach player agreement for Olympics, Qualifiers

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) has reached an agreement with Major League Baseball (MLB) and the Major League Baseball Players Association (MLBPA) to permit players on MLB 40-man rosters to participate in the Tokyo 2020 Olympic … Continue reading

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Baseball5 Euros: Lithuania, France Qualify for World Cup

VILNIUS, Lithuania – After an exciting first day at the European Baseball5 Championship, Day Two dialled up the emotion and the intensity. By the end of play, history had been made as Lithuania and France qualified for the premier Baseball5 … Continue reading

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BREAKING: Dates and Venues Announced for 2021 World Baseball Classic

Press release Major League Baseball World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) announced the dates and venues for the 2021 World Baseball Classic today.  The fifth installment of the WBC, which will be played from March 9-23, 2021, will take place at … Continue reading

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New WBSC World Rankings

With México’s incredible extra-innings defeat of No. 2 Japan in last night’s Under-23 World Cup Final, it claimed the country’s first WBSC World Championship at any level. Its previous top finish was a bronze. México lost to only No. 2 … Continue reading

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Europeans in American Education All-Star Team

This spring, 75 baseball players with European connexions suited up for American universities, junior colleges, and high schools. We handed out weekly awards to a huge number of them: 12 different four-year players took home a Player of the Week, … Continue reading

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European Baseball Players in American Education Weekly Awards

Compiled below is our full list of weekly award winners among European-eligible players at American universities. This includes Four-Year Player and Pitcher of the Week, along with JuCo Player, Pitcher, and Rookie of the Week. In parentheses is the number … Continue reading

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