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Cardboard Fans Cheer On CPBL Teams in Taiwan

Taiwan’s Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) has resumed its 2020 season with cardboard cutouts of spectators in the stands to stem the spread of the novel coronavirus.  Read more here.

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The ‘Hot Noisy’ Pro Baseball Experience in Taiwan

As the batter steps to the plate, the clamor crescendoes — a rhyming, thumping chant, often tailored to his name.  Cheerleaders prance atop the dugout, accompanied by blaring recorded music or even live drums and brass instruments. Fans wield all manner of noise makers — clappers, pairs of plastic bats, small vuvuzelas — pretty much nonstop for nine innings.  Read more here.

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Taiwan Team to Help Nicaragua Open New Stadium

Taiwan’s national baseball team will be heading to Nicaragua on Tuesday for a three-game-exhibition series to celebrate the opening of the country’s new national baseball stadium.  Read more here.  View renderings gallery here.

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Taiwan City Launches Baseball Stadium Design Contest

Taiwan FlagTainan City government has launched an open international contest for a 25,000-capacity, 30-hectare baseball stadium and training complex.  Located in southern Taiwan, Tainan is already home to the Uni-President Lions baseball team and is also the birthplace of several of the country’s most famous baseball players.  Read more here.

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Fan Drops Toddler Reaching for Foul Ball, Mom P*ssed!

A Taiwanese baseball fan dropped his young daughter while reaching for a foul ball during a game between the Brother Elephants and the Lamigo Monkeys at the Taoyuan Baseball Stadium in suburban Taipei.  The toddler was fine, but mom let dad have it!  Watch video here.

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