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The Black Sox – world champions, Christchurch, 2004

This film shows the Black Sox victory at the final of the World Championships at Christchurch in 2004. Coach Don Tricker is among the interviewees. The 2004 Black Sox were the first team to win three consecutive world championships. In 2017 the Black Sox became the first team to win the world championship seven times.

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Tony Smith and David Green, 'Softball and baseball - New Zealand softball on the world stage', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 24 October 2021)

Story by Tony Smith and David Green, published 5 Sep 2013, updated 1 Jul 2015