Sox Vs Yanks In London 2019

May 09, 2018, 00:29
Sox Vs Yanks In London 2019

The matches will be held on 29 and 30 June and will be the first Major League Baseball (MLB) games to be staged in Europe.

It will mark the first two major league games ever played in London.

Baseball commissioner Robert Manfred described the plan as "our most significant endeavor in Europe", while Tony Clark, executive director of players' association the MLBPA, said fans should expect intense competition. These are the two best baseball teams in the world and arguably the two best sporting teams in the world.

"They are excited about the chance to meet new fans, and showcase the game they love".

The closest center field wall in baseball is at the Red Sox' Fenway Park, where the 17-foot high wall is 390 feet from home plate.

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Khan said: "London is the sporting capital of the world".

Major League Baseball is heading to London. "I can't wait to hear someone shout "play ball" at London Stadium". The Red Sox have won eight times, most recently in 2013.

Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly connects with a punch on the head of Yankees' Tyler Austin.

Major League Baseball announced Tuesday that Oakland and Seattle will open next season at the Tokyo Dome on March 20-21.

That the Sox and Yankees were chosen is a testament to their rivalry's resurgence.

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The series next year will not be a one-and-done, either.

The teams have met in the American League Championship Series three times, with the Yankees emerging as winners on two occasions.

The British capital hosted its first regular-season National Basketball Association game in 2011.

The NFL has played regular-season games in the capital since 2007, holding 18 games at Wembley and three at Twickenham.

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