Thursday, July 14, 2016

Australian U/15 Baseball World Cup Announcement

After a short camp on the Gold Coast, the U/15 Baseball World Cup Team for Iwaki Japan was announced (please see below). Liam McCallum and Blake Cavill heard the news in California as part of the NextGen U/14 Tour.

Both ex Australian MLB players, Ryan Rowland-Smith and Trent Oeltjen (team coaches) were on hand to congratulate both boys. Their selection was announced in front of all parents and players in the team - a remarkable moment of affirmation and celebration. The video below captures a slice of this.

The schedule of U/15 World Cup Baseball games is as follows:

29/7/16 - v Japan (7.00pm) at Iwaki Stadium
30/7/16 - v Czech (1.30pm) at Taira Stadium
31/7/16 - v Cuba (3.00pm) at Nambu Stadium
1/8/16 - v Columbia (10.00am) at Nambu Stadium
2/8/16 - v Korea (9.00am) at Iwaki Stadium
3/8/16 - Rest Day
4/8/16 - 6/8/16: Either Super Round Games OR Consolation Games (Venues TBA)
7/8/16 - Bronze and Gold Medal Playoffs at Iwaki Stadium.

The official announcement of the boys' remarkable achievement in the Australian U/15 Basbeall World Cup team is included below:

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