USA Baseball has announced the 18U National Team coaching staff, highlighted by the return of American Baseball Coaches Association (ABCA) Hall of Famer Jack Leggett as manager. Scott Bankhead, Gregg Ritchie and Gerald Laird will join Leggett on the staff in 2019. The 18U National Team will travel to South Korea looking for a record fifth consecutive world title at the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) U-18 Baseball World Cup.
The World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) today announced it has awarded the hosting rights of the U-18 Baseball World Cup 2021 to USA Baseball and the cities of Sarasota and Bradenton, Florida.
USA Baseball named Frank Jagoda the Director of the 18U National Team. In this role, Jagoda will oversee the day-to-day operations of the 18U National Team program, as well as the 16U and 17U National Team Development Programs, and will also work closely with the recently announced Prospect Development Pipeline League.
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January 18, 2019
18UDecember 3, 2018
Bobby Witt Jr. (Colleyville, Texas) hit for the cycle and Jack Leiter (Summit, N.J.) was masterful on the mound as Team USA (9-0) defeated Panama 17-2 in the gold medal game of the 2018 COPABE U-18 Pan-American Championship on Sunday at Rico Cedeno Stadium.
February 13, 2018
June 5, 2018
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