Asian Baseball Championship

Asian Baseball Championship
Most recent season or competition:
2017 Asian Baseball Championship
Sport Baseball
Founded 1954
No. of teams 6 (in 2015)
Continent Asia
Most recent
champion(s)
 South Korea
Most titles  Japan (17 times)

The Asian Baseball Championship is the main championship tournament between national baseball teams in Asia, governed by the Baseball Federation of Asia (BFA). It is held every other year in odd-numbered years and since 1983 it also functions as the qualification games for the Baseball at the Summer Olympics if the event year is exactly one year before the Olympics. In even-numbered years, the Asian Baseball Cup is held, to determine two qualifiers one from the Eastern Division and one from the Western Division to join teams from China, Taiwan, Japan, and South Korea. The competition has been dominated by teams from Taiwan, Japan and South Korea.

Results

Year Final Host Champions Runners-up 3rd place
1954
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Manila

Philippines

Japan

South Korea
1955
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Manila

Japan

Taiwan

South Korea
1959
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Tokyo

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan
1962
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Taipei

Japan

Taiwan

South Korea
1963
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Seoul

South Korea

Japan

Taiwan
1965
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Manila

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan
1967
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Tokyo

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan
1969
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Taipei

Japan

Taiwan

Philippines
1971
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Seoul

South Korea

Japan

Philippines
1973
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Manila

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan
1975
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Seoul

South Korea

Japan

Australia
1983
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Seoul
 Taiwan,  Japan and  South Korea
(Tied for Champions)
1985
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Perth

Japan
 Taiwan and  South Korea
(Tied for Runners-up)
1987
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Tokyo

Taiwan

Japan

South Korea
1989
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Seoul
 South Korea,  Taiwan and  Japan
(Tied for Champions)
1991
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Beijing

Japan

Taiwan

South Korea
1993
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Perth

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan
1995
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Kurashiki

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan
1997
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Taipei

South Korea

Japan

Taiwan
1999
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Seoul

South Korea

Japan

Taiwan
2001
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Taipei

Taiwan

South Korea

Japan
2003
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Sapporo

Japan

Taiwan

South Korea
2005
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Miyazaki

Japan

Taiwan

China
2007
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Taichung

Japan

South Korea

Taiwan
2009
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Sapporo

Japan

Taiwan

South Korea
2012
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Taichung

Japan

Taiwan

South Korea
2015
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Taichung

South Korea

Taiwan

Japan
2017
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New Taipei City

Japan

Taiwan

South Korea

Medal table

Rank Country Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Japan 197228
2  South Korea 810826
3  Chinese Taipei 4101125
4  Philippines 1023
5  Australia 0011
 China 0011
Total32272584

See also

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