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1. The Baseball World Cup was a competition that ran between 1938 and 2011. Which country won it nine consecutive times between 1984 and 2005?
2. Since 2013 the World Baseball Softball Confederation ranked national teams according to their performances during the previous four years. Eight years later, in 2021, which nation became the first to dominate the ranking lists, being highest in all four categories: men's and women's baseball and softball?
3. By far the most successful European baseball team is the Netherlands. The 36th European Baseball Championships, held in 2021, were won by the Netherlands. It was their ____ win.
4. The sport known as Welsh or British Baseball is mainly played in Wales and which part of England?
5. Which British author mentioned baseball in their novel "Northanger Abbey" (1817)?
6. Baseball and soccer have been interlinked in Spain with the two legendary soccer rivals involved in the 'El Clasico' both fielding a baseball team in days gone by. What is the name of these two teams?
7. When and where did baseball become an official Olympic sport for the first time?
8. James Bonner was the first African American to be recruited to play in which Asian country's national league?
9. Which of these countries did *not* receive a medal in baseball at the 2020 Olympic Games?
10. Visually impaired people play a form of baseball called what?
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