U-21 Baseball World Cup 2014

01/11/2014 - 30/11/2014

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Hosted by:   TPE

Chinese Taipei, Japan to battle for baseball’s first-ever 21U world championship

Chinese Taipei, Japan to battle for baseball’s first-ever 21U world championship
16/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – It will be an all-Asia battle to determine the first-ever world champion in the 21-and-under age category, with host Chinese Taipei and Japan set to battle Sunday at 18:30 (local time) at Intercontinental Stadium, where more than 12,000 energetic and thunderous fans are expected to be on hand.

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Chinese Taipei defeat new world No. 1 Japan to capture 21U Baseball World Cup crown

Chinese Taipei defeat new world No. 1 Japan to capture 21U Baseball World Cup crown
16/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – Chinese Taipei shutout Japan, 9-0, on Sunday night to win the inaugural WBSC 21U Baseball World Cup, becoming baseball’s world champions in the new 21-year-old age category before an electric crowd at Intercontinental Stadium.

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Chinese Taipei perfect at home, defeats Nicaragua 2-0 for ticket into 21U finale

15/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – Undefeated Chinese Taipei – the No. 4 baseball nation in the world — got past a defensively sharp and 28th-ranked Nicaragua, blanking the representative from the Americas, 2-0, in the penultimate day of the Super Round Robin of the inaugural 21U Baseball World Cup.

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NPB young stars lift Japan to early KO vs Czech in 21U Baseball World Cup Super Round Robin

NPB young stars lift Japan to early KO vs Czech in 21U Baseball World Cup Super Round Robin
14/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – The world No. 2 ranked Japan Samurai made quick work of the Czech Republic, registering a 5th inning knockout, 15-0, at Intercontinental Stadium yesterday to open the exciting semifinal stage – the Super Round Robin – of the inaugural 21U Baseball World Cup.

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South Korea defeats Nicaragua, 9-2, in 21U Baseball World Cup

South Korea defeats Nicaragua, 9-2, in 21U Baseball World Cup
14/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – South Korea – currently the No. 8 ranked baseball nation in the world — defeated No. 28 Nicaragua, 9-2, Thursday night at Taichung Stadium in the first day of the exciting semifinal stage – the Super Round Robin – of the inaugural 21U Baseball World Cup.

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Chinese Taipei tops Australia in 21U Super Round Robin action

Chinese Taipei tops Australia in 21U Super Round Robin action
14/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – Host Chinese Taipei knocked off Australia, 9-3, at Intercontinental Stadium Thursday night for the world No. 4’s sixth straight win at the inaugural 21U Baseball World Cup.

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Japan edges rival South Korea 1-0, will play for 21U gold

Japan edges rival South Korea 1-0, will play for 21U gold
14/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan – Rivals Japan and South Korea were locked in an intense pitcher’s duel Friday, with Japan earning a shutout victory in the Super Round Robin match-up – the semifinal stage — of the inaugural 21U Baseball World Cup.

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Inaugural U21 Baseball World Cup secures broadcast coverage, moves into exciting Super Round Robin stage

12/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan — The six National Team finalists continuing on to the next stage — the Super Round Robin — of the inaugural WBSC Under-21 Baseball World Cup at Intercontinental Stadium have been determined after five days of competition, which is being televised in key markets and globally via online platforms.

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Legend Sadaharu Oh lets bat do talking, launches WBSC 21U Baseball World Cup with ‘ceremonial first swing’

Legend Sadaharu Oh lets bat do talking, launches WBSC 21U Baseball World Cup with ‘ceremonial first swing’
07/11/2014

TAICHUNG, Taiwan — Baseball legend and home run king Sadaharu Oh performed a “ceremonial first swing” Friday to officially open the 21U Baseball World Cup — baseball’s newest world championship tournament launched under the world governing body, World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC).

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Former NPB teammates reunite, lead Chinese Taipei, Japan in 21U Baseball World Cup

06/11/2014

International friendship seen at pre-tourney press conference.

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