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Baseball Tournaments

   
 
Baseball, the national sport of America is played with great passion in all parts of the U.S, Canada, and Mexico. Apart from the North American countries, an overwhelming craze of playing this game has also been noticed in other countries like the United Kingdom, Japan, Australia, and New Zealand. People in these countries have an association with baseball game. Many baseball tournaments are organized all over the world.  In addition to the international baseball tournaments, a large number of domestic baseball tournaments are also organized in every country.
 
Popularly known as "America's national pastime", baseball is played in high school, college, amateur, and professional levels in every nook and corner of the country. In every level several tournaments are also organized where the contesting teams fight for the title. Following are some of the most popular baseball tournaments:
 
Major League Baseball Championship
 
The Major League Baseball championship is regarded as the highest level of professional baseball tournament in North America. This is also the premier league of the world. It comprises a joint organizational structure that operates the American League and the National League. The Winner of the American League and the National League face each other in the World Series to win the Major League Baseball crown.
 
ACC Baseball Tournament
 
The ACC Baseball Tournament is a two-group round robin tournament. The winners from each group compete against each other in a one-game match to win the championship title. The tournament is the Conference Baseball championship for the Atlantic Coast Conference (ACC). Baseball Grounds of Jacksonville in Florida is the traditional location where the tournament is hosted. The team that wins this tournament is given automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament by the Atlantic Coast Conference. Presently, Virginia Cavaliers is holding the ACC Baseball Tournament championship crown.
 
WAC Baseball Tournament
 
The WAC Baseball Tournament is another popular Conference Baseball Championship Tournament. This is a double-elimination tournament and the winner gets a berth to participate in the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. A total of six teams take part in the Western Athletic Conference Baseball Tournament. 
 
Conference USA Baseball Tournament
 
Eight teams play against each other in the Conference USA Baseball Tournament. Format of this baseball game includes two double-elimination brackets, and a single-game final. This is also a Conference Championship tournament and played in Hattiesburg, Mississippi. Like other Conference Baseball Championship, the winner of this tournament gets a berth of the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. Rice Owls is the current champion, while Tulane Green Wave holds the most championship titles of the Conference USA Baseball Tournament.
 
Big 12 Baseball Tournament
 
The Big 12 Baseball Tournament, renowned as the Big 12 Tournament is a two-group round robin tournament. The winners of each group vie for the championship crown. They face each other in a one-game match and the winner is given automatic bid to the NCAA Division I Baseball Tournament. Texas Longhorns holds the 2009 Big 12 Baseball Tournament championship title. 

 


 

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