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The roots of Japanese professional baseball are traced back to 1934, where the first league was established known as the Greater Japan Tokyo Baseball Club. In 1936, the league was called the Japanese Baseball League, where it operated until 1949. It wasn't until 1950 that Nippon Professional Baseball officially formed.
The most dominant franchise in Nippon Professional Baseball history, the Yomiuri Giants are termed the New York Yankees of Japanese baseball. Read on to discover who they are and how they reached the pinnacle of Japanese Baseball.
The Samsung Lions are one of South Korea's most successful baseball teams. We take a deeper look into who they are.
As part of the Explainer Series, we have an in-depth look at how the MLB draft works and the upcoming changes to the 2020 and 2021 drafts.
With the Chinese Professional Baseball League currently underway, and fans beginning to appear in the stands, you may be wondering what the difference is between MLB and the CPBL. Read ahead to identify the differences, but let's just say the two leagues vary significantly.
Historians have placed the origin of Mexican baseball back to the 1840s, but the Liga Mexicana de Beisbol, also known as the LMB, hadn't emerged until 1925. Read our brief guide to Mexican Baseball to learn more.
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