Focus Taiwan App
Download

BASEBALL/CPBL's all-star weekend to be held at Taipei Dome July 20-21

05/13/2024 08:51 PM
To activate the text-to-speech service, please first agree to the privacy policy below.
CNA photo May 13, 2024
CNA photo May 13, 2024

Taipei, May 13 (CNA) Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) will hold its two annual all-star games on July 20 and 21 at the newly opened Taipei Dome, the league said Monday.

The later-than-expected confirmation of the venue came after the league and the dome's builder and operator, the Farglory Group, were able to resolve a conflict over scheduling, CPBL Commissioner Tsai Chi-chang (蔡其昌) said at a press conference.

"This year, we won't have to worry about it raining," he said.

The CPBL has scheduled a number of games at the dome this year, mostly on weekends, including its March 30 season opener, which was attended by a league record 28,618 fans.

The 40,000-seat dome in the city's Xinyi District formally opened last December after years of construction delays.

The stadium has also hosted basketball games in Taiwan's T1 League and a pair of exhibition games between CPBL teams and Japan's Yomiuri Giants, the first of which between the Giants and the CTBC Brothers attracted a crowd of 37,890.

For this year's CPBL all-star weekend, up to 30,000 tickets will be sold for each of the two games, though additional seats could be made available based on demand, Chang said.

(By Hsieh Ching-wen and Matthew Mazzetta)

Enditem/ls

> Chinese Version
A CPBL game played in the Taipei Dome on April 7, 2024. Photo: CNA
A CPBL game played in the Taipei Dome on April 7, 2024. Photo: CNA
View All
0:00
/
0:00
We value your privacy.
Focus Taiwan (CNA) uses tracking technologies to provide better reading experiences, but it also respects readers' privacy. Click here to find out more about Focus Taiwan's privacy policy. When you close this window, it means you agree with this policy.
172.30.142.104