2015 WBSC U18 World Cup
28 August to 6 September 2015
For 10 selected athletes, their upcoming journey to the United States as members of the World Select Team highlights continued growth and support of youth programs from Major League Baseball (MLB).
After a historic 2016, Victoria’s Southern Mariners went above and beyond expectation at the Senior League Baseball Series in Bangor, Maine, making the Championship game and cementing themselves as the best Senior League Baseball team outside of the USA.
For three teenagers from Victoria, the last few months have been the busiest of their young baseball lives. An Australian Senior League Championship Gold Medal, time spent at the MLB Australian Academy, and culminating playing baseball overseas and representing their country.
Check out match reports from week one of the 2016 MLB Australian Academy Program.
In preparation for the U18 World Cup, Australia will play Canada in an 8-game series sanctioned by the World Baseball Softball Confederation, on the Gold Coast, Australia.
Spectators are welcome, Surfers Paradise Baseball Field.
The Australian Baseball Federation is the peak representative body for baseball in Australia. The Australian Baseball Federation has national and international regulatory and co-ordination responsibilities. In performing those functions the Australian Baseball Federation uses the descriptor: "Baseball Australia".