One team pulls back from 2020 Serie A1 season in Italy

Italian baseball clubs had until last night 23:59 (11:59 PM) Central European Time to make clear if they wanted to play the 2020 season or not. After a lot of rumours floating around in the past weeks about Parma and the two Nettuno representatives stepping back, the FIBS (Italian Baseball and Softball Federation) announced on …

Italian Serie A1 will contain 10 clubs next year

In a session of the Federal Council of the FIBS (Italian Baseball and Softball Federation), the composition of the 2020 Serie A1 has been approved. After the regular period in which clubs could apply for a spot in the Serie A1, there were only seven teams that were willing to play in the highest Italian …

WBSC appoints Olympic Qualifier to Italy

The World Baseball and Softball Confederation announced today it has appointed the  European Olympic Qualifier to Bologna and Parma in Italy. Where in the recent past, Spain was mentioned as a possible candidate, the WBSC went into a different direction. As mentioned in the prologue, Spain was a possible candidate but at some point the …