Baseball The Tokyo Olympics are short-time rules, President of the World Baseball Softball Federation, November 21, 22:06
WBSC = World Baseball Softball Federation general meeting held in Osaka, President Fraccari said he would like to adopt the new rules for shortening the match time adopted at the baseball international tournament "Premier 12" this month at the Tokyo Olympics next year. I showed my intention.
The World Baseball Softball Federation held its first general meeting in Asia in Sakai, Osaka on the 21st, attended by approximately 330 people from baseball and softball organizations in 97 countries and regions around the world.
“We must consider whether baseball and softball are still attractive. Young people are enjoying sports differently than before, so the game is faster, "It needs to be shortened," he said, indicating that shortening the game time is essential for the competition to spread throughout the world.
Opened this month, Japan's first premier "Premier 12" pitcher pitch interval was limited to 20 seconds if no runners were available, and offense and defense change between pitcher change and inning was limited to 90 seconds New rules to shorten the match time have been adopted.
At a conference after the general meeting, President Fraccari stated that he would like to use this rule to speed up the players a little at the Tokyo Olympics, and expressed his intention to continue to adopt the time reduction rule at the next Olympics. It was.