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Czech Republic

From BR Bullpen


The Czech Republic, also called Czechia, is a country in central Europe. Its capital is Prague. It was formerly part of Czechoslovakia until the country was split between the Czech Republic and Slovakia in 1992.

The Czech national team debuted in the Baseball World Cup in 2005, finishing last in their group. They also have played in the European Championship regularly since 1997, and took part in the World Baseball Classic qualifiers before being successful in qualifying for the 2023 World Baseball Classic.

Czech teams have won two bronze medals in the European Cup through 2012.

Pavel Budský was the first Czech-raised player to appear in Organized Baseball.

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