Baseball, softball cite WBC success in Olympic bid
LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Baseball and softball leaders say their joint bid for inclusion in the 2020 Olympics has been boosted by the success of the World Baseball Classic.
Don Porter, co-president of the World Baseball Softball Confederation, says "we believe baseball and softball can become the next global game."
The Dominican Republic won the WBC by beating Puerto Rico 3-0 in the final of the 28-team tournament in San Francisco on March 19.
Organizers say the WBC, in its ...
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