World Baseball Classic

international baseball tournament

The World Baseball Classic (WBC) is an international baseball tournament by Major League Baseball and the International Baseball Federation. The first ever WBC was held in 2006 and was won by Japan. The second WBC was held in 2009, and Japan won again. The third WBC took place in 2013 and was won by Dominican Republic. The fourth WBC was take place in 2017 and was won by United States. The fifth WBC took place in 2023 and was won by Japan.