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The 1969 Asian Baseball Championship was the eighth continental tournament held by the Baseball Federation of Asia. The tournament was held in Taipei, Taiwan for the second time. Won by Japan for the sixth time, it was the third consecutive Asian Championship for the team; the second such sequence for Japan. It was only the second time in the tournament's history that the Philippines team medalled, winning the bronze medal. Taiwan (2nd) and South Korea (4th) were the other participants.[1]

1969 Asian Baseball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Taiwan
Teams4
Defending champions Japan (1967)
Final positions
Champions
Gold medal asia.svg
 Japan (6th title)
Runner-up
Silver medal asia.svg
 Taiwan
Third place
Bronze medal asia.svg
 Philippines
Fourth place South Korea

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.