NT: Chinese Taipei on 08 domestic schedule

Dec. 7, 2007

The 2008 USA Baseball National Team will begin a pre-trials training camp in conjunction with the New England Collegiate Baseball League beginning June 10, 2008. Starting June 20, USA Baseball will partner with Coastal Plain League franchises to present the National Team Trials.

The 2008 National Team will be named on June 24 and will begin a seven-game series vs. the Chinese Taipei National Team from June 25-July 1 including stops in Durham, NC and Cary, NC. This will be the fifth installment of the international friendship series between the U.S. and Chinese Taipei. Tickets for the June 27-29 three-game series in Durham are currently on sale through the Durham Bulls' mini-plan packages. Please visit www.durhambulls.com/tickets/mini_plans.html for more information.

The National Team will then head to Europe on July 2 and compete in the 2008 Dutch Honkbal Tournament and a two-game series versus the Czech Republic National Team. On July 18, the U.S. squad will begin the IV FISU World Collegiate Championship in Brno, Czech Republic. The USA is the defending gold medalists in the last two FISU championships.