- The United States win the 2017 World Baseball Classic (logo pictured), defeating Puerto Rico, 8-0, in the final game. Marcus Stroman is named tournament MVP.
- The Brisbane Bandits win the 2016-2017 Australian Baseball League, defending their title. Logan Wade is chosen as finals MVP.
- The Criollos de Caguas win the 2017 Caribbean Series, defeating the Aguilas de Mexicali, 1-0 in 10 innings in the finale. David Vidal is named Caribbean Series MVP.
- The Caribbean Baseball Hall of Fame inducts Vinny Castilla, Erubiel Durazo, Miguel Flores, Benjamin Reyes, Juan Manuel Ley and Alfonso Bojorquez.
- Roy Halladay, Vladimir Guerrero, Ray Carter, Doug Hudlin and the 2015 Canadian National Team are inducted into the Canadian Baseball Hall of Fame.