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Frontiers in Sport Research, 2022, 4(2); doi: 10.25236/FSR.2022.040201.

Research on Issues and Main Reasons for Dilemma in Baseball Development in Universities of Chinese Mainland


Yirong Fan

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Yirong Fan

Sport Science School, Beijing Sport University, Beijing 100084, China


Objective: to explore the main reasons for the slow development of university baseball on the Chinese mainland. METHODS: A search of domestic and international literature on university baseball was conducted between January 1, 2000 and December 31, 2021 using the CNKI full-text journal database, Web of Science and Baidu Academic, respectively. RESULTS: The main reasons include insufficient capital investment, lack of effective athletes and coaches training mode, lack of cultural identity and supportive policy. CONCLUSION: There is great potential on the Chinese mainland, and there are also many development obstacles. The development of university baseball requires more investment and concentration.


Baseball; University Sport; Development Model; University Baseball League

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Yirong Fan. Research on Issues and Main Reasons for Dilemma in Baseball Development in Universities of Chinese Mainland. Frontiers in Sport Research (2022) Vol. 4, Issue 2: 1-4. https://doi.org/10.25236/FSR.2022.040201.


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