Originally posted on Angelswin  |  Last updated 1/31/13
By Brian Waller - AngelsWin.com Columnist It’s that time again folks, time for the World Baseball Classic (WBC). The global tournament always gets mixed reactions here in the states. I personally love the WBC. I always enjoyed watching Olympic baseball prior to its dissolution in 2008; players were not only playing to win for themselves or for their teammates, they were playing for their countries. Anytime you factor in that element you are bound to make things a bit more interesting. The one drawback I found with Olympic baseball was that no professional ball players were included. That’s the beautiful thing about the WBC, as fans we get to see superstars from Major League Baseball play for their home countries, specifically the US. For those completely unaware of what the heck I’m talking about, the World Baseball Classic is an international baseball tournament that is sanctioned by the International Baseball Federation and was created by Major League Baseball. The tournamen...
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