Jos’s department had a huge press conference on Monday announcing the World Baseball Classic, a 18 day event during next season’s spring training! I saw the press conference on the internet and the hype has begun! This years All Star Game had many International themes to promote the event and I will be following it next year!
DETROIT — All the world is a stage. Next year, Major League Baseball will be at the center of it.
For the first time, Major League players will be eligible to compete in international play when the inaugural World Baseball Classic opens its 18-day run next March 3. Commissioner Bud Selig and Don Fehr, the executive director of the Major League Baseball Players Association, announced specifics of the tournament at a packed Monday morning media conference on the eve of Tuesday’s annual All-Star Game at Comerica Park.
The landmark field of countries invited includes Australia, Canada, China, Cuba, the Dominican Republic, Italy, the Netherlands, Japan, Korea, Mexico, Panama, Puerto Rico, South Africa, Taiwan, the United States and Venezuela.
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