New Zealand Hosts World Masters Games 2017 including Baseball
28 sports and 45 disciplines have been confirmed into the official program of the 9th World Masters Games to be held in Auckland, New Zealand for 10 days from April 21, 2017. Archery, football, golf, hockey and softball have all reached current capacity. Baseball competition offers men’s only and is inviting participants.
Ryan Flynn, Chief Executive of Baseball New Zealand serving on a 9-member Development Commission (chair Angelo Vicini - San Marino) of the World Baseball Softball Confederation, encourages participation of all levels of skill the opportunity to compete against baseball players of similar capability and win medals
Naoyuki Shimizu, an Olympian and former professional pitcher in Japan, acts as Ambassador for World Masters Games