From BR Bullpen
- 24-year-old All-Star pitcher Jose Fernandez (pictured) dies in a boating accident in Miami Beach, FL.
- Israel wins the last of the 2017 World Baseball Classic Qualifiers.
- The Kingdom of the Netherlands wins the 2016 European Championship. Stijn van der Meer wins European Championship MVP.
- The Pericos de Puebla win their first Mexican League title in 53 years. Travis Blackley is named playoff MVP.
- Japan wins the 2016 Women's Baseball World Cup). Ayami Sato is named Cup MVP for the second time.