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The 1963 Asian Baseball Championship was the fifth continental tournament held by the Baseball Federation of Asia. The tournament was held in Seoul, South Korea for the first time, and was won by the hosts for their first Asian Championship. Japan and Taiwan shared second place, the first time that a medal position had been shared in the tournament's history. Philippines were the other participants.[1]

1963 Asian Baseball Championship
Tournament details
Host country South Korea
Teams4
Defending champions Japan (1962)
Final positions
Champions
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 South Korea (1st title)
Runner-up
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 Japan
Runner-up
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 Taiwan
Fourth place Philippines

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Bjarkman 2005, pp.477–8

BibliographyEdit

  • Bjarkman, Peter C. (2005). Diamonds Around the Globe: The Encyclopedia of International Baseball. Westport, CT United States: Greenwood Press. ISBN 0-313-32268-6. OCLC 58806121. Retrieved 18 August 2009.