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NPB and JPBPA meet to discuss WBC terms

by on Aug.18, 2011 @ 8:24 pm, under WBC

The NPB and the JPBPA (Japan Professional Baseball Players Association) met today in Tokyo to confirm their terms for participating in the 2013 WBC.  The JPBPA is standing by their initial request of attaining full merchandising and sponsorship rights for the Japanese National team while the NPB will continue to support the JPBPA.

As of now, the NPB is planning on heading to the US in September to continue negotiations with WBC Inc.