World Baseball Classic media credential application available online

    Media asked to visit

    TORONTO, Jan. 21 /CNW/ - Media credential applications for the North
American portion of the 2009 World Baseball Classic are available exclusively
online at All applications must be submitted
online by Friday, February 20, 2009. Applications will not be accepted after
the deadline.
    The World Baseball Classic, a 16-team tournament sanctioned by the
International Baseball Federation (IBAF), will feature many of the best
players in the world competing for their home countries and territories.
Provisional rosters were announced on January 19 with final rosters to be set
after February 24, 2009.
    Rogers Centre will host Pool C play from Saturday, March 7 to Wednesday,
March 11, 2009 featuring Team Canada, Team Italia, Team USA, and Team
Venezuela. The action gets started on March 7 with a 2:00 p.m. contest between
Team Canada and Team USA.
    Media are reminded that without approved WBC credentials access to the
venue and games will be denied.

For further information:

For further information: Rogers Centre Communications, (416) 341-1302

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