1972 Amateur World Series

The 1972 Amateur World Series took place in Nicaragua and was won by Cuba.

1972 Amateur World Series
Tournament details
Host country Nicaragua
Teams16 (from 4 continents)
Defending champions Cuba (1971)
Final positions
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 Cuba (12th title)
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 United States
Third place
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Fourth place Japan

There were 16 participating countries. It was also Cuba's 12th title in what was to become the Baseball World Cup.

Final standingsEdit

Rank Team
    United States
4   Japan
5   Panama
6   Puerto Rico
7   Dominican Republic
8   Chinese Taipei
9   Canada
10   Guatemala
11   Honduras
12   Brazil
13   Costa Rica
14   El Salvador
15   Italy
16   West Germany