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WBC Nearing Attendance Mark Heading Into Championship Round
Published March 17, 2013
The Bergen RECORD's Bob Klapisch writes, "Anyone who saw Team USA fall short (again) in the World Baseball Classic has undoubtedly figured out we’re never going to win this tournament. Not until someone actually takes it seriously, and that includes the players and managers … and Bud Selig. Especially him" (Bergen RECORD, 3/17). CBS Sports Network’s Gary Parrish said, “I never really felt the buzz about the World Baseball Classic. I just don’t know, in the middle of March Madness and the NBA season, how much this event actually matters to Americans” (“Lead Off,” CBSSN, 3/15).