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WBC can grow with a few tweaks

Changing start times, locations would help increase appeal

Updated: March 24, 2009, 10:53 AM ET
By Jim Caple | ESPN.com

LOS ANGELES -- The World Baseball Classic is designed to showcase and grow the sport globally, but baseball is already such an international game that the winning pitcher in Monday's championship game is half-Iranian. We can only hope the International Olympic Committee was paying attention.

Walking into Dodger Stadium before the game, I saw an American fan holding a sign that read: "I paid $89 and all I got was Japan-Korea.'' There were probably many U.S. fans who felt that way -- well, ...

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