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140 countries and areas join world baseball softball league (WBSC) established in 2013. Although baseball is becoming a sport that is enjoyed around the world, there is little information regarding baseball outside of Japan and the United States, and there is not much coverage in Japan on baseball other that played in these two countries. This section introduces you to the wider world of baseball through conversations with Japanese coaches and baseball-related personnel.

Property which interview Yoshio Yoshida left in particular

An interview with Mr. Yoshio Yoshida who managed the France National Team for 7 years. Yoshida talked about the background behind his assuming of the position as well as his experience and contribution to baseball in Europe.

France

In 1924, the "Fédération Française de Baseball et Softball" (FFBS) was founded. From 1989 to 1995, Mr. Yoshio Yoshida served as the manager of the national team. We participate in the first international baseball meet of 2014 in France (Yoshida challenge) as host country and we achieve preliminary league clean score, First Runner-Up and in late years touch power.

Confederation or Federation Name Confederation of European Baseball (CEB)
Competition Results Knocked out in the preliminary round of the 2013 World Baseball Classic
Finished fifth in the 2014 European Championship Seniors
Finished second place in the 2014 France International Baseball Tournament (Yoshida Challenge)

Expect for baseball of interview WBSC furakkari chairperson baseball strength of a nation No1 in Japan especially

At the press conference held on January 19, the 1st WBSC Premier 12 Professional held in 2015 was briefly described. Mr. Riccardo Fraccari, Chairman of the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC), gave an overview of the event and what he expects from Japan for the globalization of baseball.

WBSC

World baseball softball league (WBSC) is world unification group of baseball and softball established by unification of international federation of baseball (IBAF) and federation of international softball (ISF) to become each forerunner in 2013. WBSC manages premium 12, WBC, all international meetings including Baseball World Cup, and match area with 141 countries, and 208 leagues join.

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