(CBS) Major League Baseball opened the 2014 regular season in Australia, and it has also contested meaningful games in the past in Japan and Europe in past years.
Now, league brass has turned its eye toward playing a few regular-season games in Europe, and wouldn’t you know what city is the clubhouse leader? Amsterdam.
If MLB goes to Europe next year, Amsterdam is viewed as being more prepared to host games in 2015 than London, sources say.—
Jon Morosi (@jonmorosi) August 12, 2014
Selig also is hopeful for an announcement soon of a MLB reg season game in Europe. Lg has eyed, London, Netherlands, among other areas—
Eric Fisher (@EricFisherSBJ) August 12, 2014
London is also in play, as SportsBusiness Journal’s Eric Fisher and Fox Sports’ Jon Morosi pointed out, as outgoing commissioner Bud Selig’s long pushed for games in Europe. Now, an announcement could be coming sometime soon — and teams could be headed to the world’s capital of nightlife to play the series.