Canada, Mexico and the Netherlands among a growing number of countries now broadcasting South Korean baseball.
South Korea.- Games from the Korean Baseball Organisation (KBO) will be available in 130 countries, with greater exposure planned for South Korean baseball.
It marks a huge push by KBO officials to the sport to a global mainstream audience.
Since the KBO’s new broadcast and licensing deal with ESPN has been in place, interest in the league has risen especially with other sports still out of action due to Covid-19.
In addition to the interest from the US and Japan, games will be now be broadcast in 130 countries, including Canada, Mexico and the Netherlands.
Other parts of Asia, much of Europe, the Middle East and Africa will also have access to live KBO games from ESPN and affiliated networks and in their respective countries.
The KBO recently announced that it would consider allowing fans back into stadiums as early as June.