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Men's Baseball WBSC World Baseball Classic 2017

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mrv86    385

I wanted to attend, but the stupid local organizers only offered tickets for the whole series, not individual games... cheapest tickets for the series are at 177 USD and the priciest at 1560 USD

 

Still crossing my fingers, that not all tickets are sold to try and catch one of the games or the pool final.

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heywoodu    3,206

USrael beat South Korea yesterday, now it's Dutch time to kick some Korean butt in an hour or so :d 

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dcro    2,675

Wow, maybe Israel could beat the Kingdom of the Netherlands and become the best European team. :mumble:

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heywoodu    3,206

Does this have any significance for the Olympics btw? :p 

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heywoodu    3,206

Homerun and 2-0 for the Netherlands :woohoo:

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phelps    520
1 hour ago, heywoodu said:

Does this have any significance for the Olympics btw? :p 

 

only indirectly...

I mean, this tournament gives (many) points for the World Ranking, which is the only things that matters for the participation to the 2019 Premier 12 tournament (which is the only qualifying event for Tokyo 2020, at least for what we know until now...the final qualification path is still to be officially confirmed, however)

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phelps    520
1 hour ago, dcro said:

Wow, maybe Israel could beat the Kingdom of the Netherlands and become the best European team. :mumble:

 

I don't think they can beat NED (if NED play at their best), but for sure they're not joking...today they also destroyed Chinese Taipei, which is another big surprise...

 

and if NED can do the same (beat the Asians, I mean), both "European" teams will go through to the next round (and their match ups will be just useless tests)...

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heywoodu    3,206

Damn, these would have been great chances to bet on Israel if it was more known that these players were actually very good, since the bookmakers underestimated them strongly :p 

 

Too late now. 

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Gianlu33    891
4 hours ago, heywoodu said:

Damn, these would have been great chances to bet on Israel if it was more known that these players were actually very good, since the bookmakers underestimated them strongly :p 

 

Too late now. 

Israelian? :p Only two players have israelian passaport... and it's the same for Italian team when only 8 italian was born in Italy

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heywoodu    3,206
3 minutes ago, Gianlu33 said:

Israelian? :p Only two players have israelian passaport... and it's the same for Italian team when only 8 italian was born in Italy

How do you know only two have an Israeli passport? :p 

 

Being born outside Israel of course doesn't mean they don't have an Israeli passport...I doubt it's even possible to play for Israel without having a passport. 

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Gianlu33    891
1 minute ago, heywoodu said:

How do you know only two have an Israeli passport? :p 

 

Being born outside Israel of course doesn't mean they don't have an Israeli passport...I doubt it's even possible to play for Israel without having a passport. 

I readed it only an important italian sport site, if i'll find again the article i'll post it ;)  They was "imported" like a lot of turkish in athletics :p 

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