05/01/2012 3 Minute Read

USA Baseball to expand on-field Programming in 2012

DURHAM, N.C. — USA Baseball will offer more National Team developmental and identification opportunities in 2012, the federation announced Thursday. The move will affect youth-level on-field programming — USA Baseball National Teams and associated identification events — for athletes ages 13-17.

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26/12/2011 2 Minute Read

Junior Women’s World Championship Gold Medal game showed competitive level

Although 2011’s was the ninth such 19-and-under tournament since the ISF began the event in 1981, this one had some ‘firsts.’

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16/12/2011 1 Minute Read

American Baseball Foundation presents Research Summary at IBAF Congress

The ABF presented its summary of research related to youth baseball pitching to the Development Commission of the International Baseball Federation at its world congress held in Dallas, Texas on December 2 & 3, 2011.

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16/12/2011 3 Minute Read

MLB, MLBPA appoint Committee to discuss International Player Acquisition

In accordance with the recently negotiated Basic Agreement, the Office of the Commissioner and the Major League Baseball Players Association today announced their respective appointees to the International Talent Committee responsible for discussing the development and acquisition of international players.

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07/12/2011 8 Minute Read

Interview with Tiffany Brooks, the first Woman to sign a Pro Contract in 21st Century

Gaétan Alibert of the French Baseball blog Honus.fr did an interview with Tiffany Brooks. She became the first female baseball pitcher in the 21st century to sign a contract with a professional American men’s baseball team.

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29/11/2011 2 Minute Read

USA wins 18U BWC Americas Qualifier

Team USA has won the Americas Qualifier for the IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship in Seoul, Korea next summer. The squad of manager Scott Brosius scored seven runs in the first inning to defeat Canada 12-2 in the final game of the tournament in Cartagena, Colombia on Sunday. Addison Russell went 2-for-3 with a grand slam and three runs scored. Carson Kelly pitched six innings for the win.

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19/11/2011 2 Minute Read

Baseball will be instrumental to combat violence in Colombia

Cartagena de las Indias-Colombia On Friday 11/18 the city of Cartagena in Colombia hosted the launch of “Beisbol por la paz”. The 3-year program (in English Baseball for Peace) aims to bring structure and supervision into the lives of marginalized young people from 8 to 16 years old drawn to violence and street gangs in two of […]

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08/11/2011 2 Minute Read

Edgar Renteria is one of the new Champions for Peace

Colombia is currently facing important challenges for its internal security. Considering that over 40% of the population is below 18 years of age, there’s urgency to offer these young people activities which are both healthy and carry positive values and prospects for the future.

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06/11/2011 3 Minute Read

MLB All-Stars wrap up series in Taiwan with 6-4 victory

Home-run power proved the difference as MLB All-Stars completed their 5-game sweep in Taiwan with a narrow 6-4 victory at Kaohsiung City’s Cheng Ching Lake Stadium yesterday (Sun, Nov. 6).

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06/11/2011 2 Minute Read

MLB Stars squeeze past Team Taiwan 3-2 for 4th win

Team Taiwan gave MLB All-Stars the sternest challenge yet in this fourth game of the series.

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