TAIPEI, Taiwan -- Taiwan will be hosting the inaugural Premier 12 baseball tournament in 2015, the nation's baseball association, (CTBA), told local media yesterday.
According to the CTBA, the IBAF Premier 12 is to be launched to replace the Baseball World Cup, a tournament in which national baseball teams from around the world compete. The Premier 12 will happen every four years.
The debut Premier 12 is scheduled to be held in November 2015, after the conclusion of professional baseball seasons in most countries.
JG: IBAF is the acronym for the International Baseball Federation.