What is the World Baseball Classic? It’s Baseball’s March Madness – 6 Reasons You NEED to Watch It

What is the world baseball classic

  What is the World Baseball Classic? Here’s a quick rundown:   In 2005 the International Olympic Committee decided to remove baseball from the Olympic Games. In response to the removal, later that year Major League Baseball, the Major League Baseball Players Association, and other professional leagues from around the globe pitched the World Baseball Classic (WBC) tournament format to the International Baseball Federation (now known as the World Baseball Softball Federation). The tournament consists of the best players from each respective country and territory competing in a global, modified double-elimination tournament. With the championship round being a single elimination …

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