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Italian Baseball League Announces Format for 2017 Season

Italian Baseball League Announces Format for 2017 Season

This past weekend in Bologna the Italian Baseball League met to finalize some details for the 2017 season.

The league will be split into two groups with each group playing a double round robin within the division. Two games will be played each with between Thursday and Sunday. After the first phase is over, each team will play an interleague single round robin with the teams in the other division. Finally, a best-of-5 semi-finals and finals with finish the season.

The IBL will take a break for the European Champions Cup with three IBL teams participating.

The groups for the 2017 IBL are:

Group A: Padule, Parma Clima, Nettuno Baseball City, and UnipolSai Bologna

Group B: T&A San Marino, Rimini, Tommasin Padova, Novara

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Eric Bynum is Managing Editor here at BaseballdeWorld. He spent three years as an ESL teacher in South Korea, and is now working on his master's degree in history with a focus on baseball and WWII. He has played and/or written about baseball for the past 30 years and is an avid Atlanta Braves fan.

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