World Baseball Classic Preview: Dominican Republic
Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic Players
Baseball has a rich tradition in the Dominican Republic. Just look around the rosters of Major League Baseball teams and you will find natives of the island, the second largest nation in the Caribbean behind only Cuba. Team Dominican Republic headed into the World Baseball Classic has a number of current and former All Stars on the roster – Jose Reyes, Robinson Cano, Hanley Ramirez and Miguel Tejada to name a few.
Led by Tony Pena as the manager, the Dominican Republic will play in Pool C along with Puerto Rico, Venezuela and Spain. Their first round game action will take place on March 7 versus Venezuela, March 9 versus Spain and March 10 versus Puerto Rico. All games will take place at Hiram Bithorn Stadium in San Juan, Puerto Rico.
Dominican Republic World Baseball Classic Roster
Alejandro De Aza
World Baseball Classic Tickets
World Baseball Classic Qualifiers Pool 1 - Day 1 PassKino Veterans Memorial Stadium · Tucson, AZ
World Baseball Classic Qualifiers Pool 1 - Day 2 PassKino Veterans Memorial Stadium · Tucson, AZ
World Baseball Classic Qualifiers Pool 1 - Day 3Kino Veterans Memorial Stadium · Tucson, AZ
World Baseball Classic Ticket Prices
Below is a list of ticket prices for the American based games of the WBC.
|City||State||Venue Name||Date||Avg. Price|
|San Francisco||CA||AT&T Park||3/17/2013||$77.63|
|San Francisco||CA||AT&T Park||3/18/2013||$100.40|
|San Francisco||CA||AT&T Park||3/19/2013||$143.39|
World Baseball Classic Schedule
You can find the full detailed slate of games of the WBC schedule at the official website for the tournament right here.
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