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The New York Yankees, left, and the Boston Red Sox line up for the national anthem before a baseball game in London on June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)

Chicago Cubs and St. Louis Cardinals Headed to London in 2023

For the first time in four years, Major League Baseball action is returning to London. The second installment of the London Series will take place June 24–25, 2023, when the Chicago Cubs take on the division rival St. Louis Cardinals at London Stadium. “The Cardinals are excited and honored to be a part of the […]

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Bryan, Texas, is hosting an Australian youth baseball team for a tournament and other festivities around the city.

Bryan, Texas, Hosts Australian Youth Baseball Team for Tournament

There are more than 8,000 miles separating Australia and Bryan, Texas, but this weekend a youth baseball team from Down Under will get a taste of Texas hospitality. The Summer Slam 12U baseball tournament in Bryan will take place at the brand-new Travis Fields complex July 30–31. It will feature mostly Texas teams, but one […]

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The renovations to Rogers Centre will include new patio and lounge areas in the outfield.

Toronto Blue Jays Unveil Plans for Big Renovations

The Toronto Blue Jays are transforming their home with a large project that carries a hefty price tag. MLB’s lone Canadian team unveiled the first renderings of a multiyear $300 million privately funded renovation that will transform Rogers Centre from a stadium into a ballpark through a series of projects. “We are committed to building […]

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On Assignment: MLB All-Star Week Provides
Fans With Memorable Experience

The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is a near weeklong star-studded extravaganza celebrating everything the sport has to offer. While the July 19 game itself at Dodger Stadium may have been the highlight, the event’s footprint continues to grow — this time to the beach as well. The MLB Draft (also held during All-Star week), […]

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Cal Ripken Jr. throws the ceremonial first pitch before the beginning of a game between two youth teams at the Ripken Experience in Aberdeen, Maryland. Photo courtesy of Ripken Baseball

Ripken Baseball Returns Home to Aberdeen,
While Eyeing Further Expansion

When Cal Ripken Jr. and Bill Ripken started organizing youth baseball camps and clinics two decades ago, the mission was simple: Pass on the teachings of how to play baseball that their father, Cal Sr., instilled in them. The two Major League Baseball veterans are baseball lifers. Cal Jr. became the Ironman, playing 2,632 games […]

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EL1 Sports has acquired USA Quickball, a program that teaches baseball and softball to players of all ages.

EL1 Sports Acquires Baseball/Softball Program Quickball

EL1 Sports has announced its acquisition of USA Quickball, a company that creates equipment and programs for high-speed, low-pressure baseball and softball training. Quickball teaches the fundamentals of baseball and softball in a fast-paced, active and inclusive way using a patented ball and bat program. EL1 will be showcasing Quickball with a series of events […]

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Sanford Health Breaks Ground on Sports Complex Expansion

The Sanford Sports Complex in Sioux Falls, South Dakota, broke ground on 18 new softball, baseball and multi-use fields in another expansion of the venue that now encompasses 500 acres of various athletic facilities. The fields, which will all have lights, will host baseball, softball, soccer, lacrosse and other activities. Sanford Health expects approximately one […]

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The U.S. team celebrates an 8-0 win over Puerto Rico in the final of the 2017 World Baseball Classic in Los Angeles at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)

Dates, Venues and Pools Announced For 2023 World Baseball Classic

The dates, venues and pools for the 2023 World Baseball Classic have been announced, along with the qualifying system for the four new teams involved. The fifth installment of the international tournament — sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) — will be played from March 8-21, 2023, across four locations: Chase Field, the […]

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Riccardo Fraccari Re-Elected President of World Baseball Softball Confederation

The World Baseball Softball Confederation Congress has re-elected Riccardo Fraccari of Italy as the president of the world governing body for the 2022–2028 term. The incumbent received 100 votes, while Didier Seminet (France) received 43. The WBSC Congress also confirmed Secretary-General Beng Choo Low of Malaysia and Treasurer Angelo Vicini of San Marino. The WBSC Congress […]

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