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Baseball World Classic

The World Baseball Classic is the premier international baseball tournament, sanctioned by the International Baseball Federation (IBF), and features the best players in the world. The winner of this tournament is classed as the "World Champion".

The tournament was first played in 2006. The last event was played in 2023. The next event is scheduled for 2026.

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Baseball Classic The 2023 Baseball Classic will be co-hosted by the USA

Baseball World Cup

The Baseball World Classic was (sort of) preceded by a World Cup tournament. The IBAF Baseball World Cup was an international baseball tournament held from 1938 to 2011. The last Baseball World Cup was held in 2011. It was the 39th Baseball World Cup.

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Major Events Extra

The largest sporting event in the world is the Olympic Games, but there are many other multi-sport games. In terms of single sport events, nothing beats the FIFA World Cup. To see what's coming up, check out the calendar of major sporting events.

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