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Team of baseball reps makes its 2016 case to IOC panel

Updated: November 14, 2008, 2:14 PM ET
Associated Press

LAUSANNE, Switzerland -- Baseball made its pitch to the International Olympic Committee Friday for a place at the 2016 Summer Games.

A team of six, led by International Baseball Federation president Harvey Schiller and featuring Detroit Tigers center fielder Curtis Granderson, spent an hour putting their case for inclusion to an IOC panel of experts.

Schiller said the one-hour presentation to the program commission at the International Olympic Committee headquarters went well.

"I ...

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