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The 2009 Asian Baseball Championship is an international baseball competition that was held in Sapporo, Japan from July 27 to August 3, 2009. It was the 25th edition of the tournament and featured teams from China, Chinese Taipei, Indonesia, Japan, Philippines, South Korea, and Thailand.[1]

2009 Asian Baseball Championship
Tournament details
Host country Japan
Dates 27 July - 3 August
Teams7
Defending champions Japan (2007)
Final positions
Champions
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 Japan (16th title)
Runner-up
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 Chinese Taipei
Third place
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 South Korea
Fourth place China
Tournament statistics
Best batting averageJapan Kiyota Ikuhiro
Most homeruns hitChinese Taipei Wu Chung Cun
Best ERAChinese Taipei Liao Wen Yang
Most strikeouts (as pitcher)Japan Nomura Yusuke
Most Valuable PlayerJapan Kiyota Ikuhiro

Contents

Qualification TournamentEdit

Eight teams were featured in the qualifying tournament from May 25–30, 2009. In the end Indonesia advanced as the winning team to the B level competition in Narita, Japan.

Pool AEdit

StandingsEdit

Qualified for the semi finals
Did not qualify for the semi finals
# Team Games Wins Losses
1   Pakistan 3 3 0
2   Sri Lanka 3 2 1
3   Thailand 3 1 2
4   Malaysia 3 0 3

Game ResultsEdit

May 25, 2009 Sri Lanka   3 – 1   Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
May 25, 2009 Pakistan   20 – 0 (F/5)   Malaysia Bangkok, Thailand

May 26, 2009 Pakistan   10 – 0   Sri Lanka Bangkok, Thailand
May 26, 2009 Thailand   16 – 0 (F/5)   Malaysia Bangkok, Thailand

May 27, 2009 Pakistan   9 – 4   Thailand Bangkok, Thailand
May 27, 2009 Sri Lanka   9 – 1   Malaysia Bangkok, Thailand

Pool BEdit

StandingsEdit

Qualified for the semi finals
Did not qualify for the semi finals
# Team Games Wins Losses
1   Indonesia 3 3 0
2   Hong Kong 3 2 1
3   Myanmar 3 1 2
4   Cambodia 3 0 3

Game ResultsEdit

May 25, 2009 Indonesia   6 – 0   Cambodia Bangkok, Thailand
May 25, 2009 Hong Kong   11 – 1   Myanmar Bangkok, Thailand

May 26, 2009 Indonesia   11 – 1   Myanmar Bangkok, Thailand
May 26, 2009 Hong Kong   10 – 0   Cambodia Bangkok, Thailand

May 27, 2009 Indonesia   7 – 2   Hong Kong Bangkok, Thailand
May 27, 2009 Myanmar   3 – 1   Cambodia Bangkok, Thailand

Final roundEdit

Semi finalsEdit

May 29, 2009 Pakistan   7 – 2   Hong Kong Bangkok, Thailand
May 29, 2009 Indonesia   7 – 4   Sri Lanka Bangkok, Thailand

7th placeEdit

May 29, 2009 Cambodia   20 – 8   Malaysia Bangkok, Thailand

5th placeEdit

May 29, 2009 Thailand   5 – 0   Myanmar Bangkok, Thailand

3rd placeEdit

May 30, 2009 Sri Lanka   6 – 5   Hong Kong Bangkok, Thailand

FinalEdit

May 30, 2009 Indonesia   3 – 2   Pakistan Bangkok, Thailand

Narita RoundEdit

StandingsEdit

Qualified for the semi finals
Did not qualify for the semi finals
# Team Games Wins Losses
1   Japan 3 3 0
2   Philippines 3 2 1
3   Thailand 3 1 2
4   Indonesia 3 0 3

Game ResultsEdit

July 27, 2009 Japan   12 – 0 (F/7)   Philippines Narita, Japan
July 27, 2009 Thailand   6 – 1   Indonesia Narita, Japan

July 28, 2009 Thailand   0 – 12 (F/7)   Japan Narita, Japan
July 28, 2009 Indonesia   1 – 6   Philippines Narita, Japan

July 29, 2009 Indonesia   0 – 13 (F/7)   Japan Narita, Japan
July 29, 2009 Philippines   8 – 0   Thailand Narita, Japan

Final roundEdit

StandingsEdit

# Team Games Wins Losses
1   Japan 3 3 0
2   Chinese Taipei 3 2 1
3   South Korea 3 1 2
4   China 3 0 3

Game ResultsEdit

August 1, 2009 South Korea   4 – 5   Chinese Taipei Maruyama Stadium, Sapporo, Japan
August 1, 2009 China   0 – 4   Japan Maruyama Stadium, Sapporo, Japan

August 2, 2009 China   1 – 8   South Korea Maruyama Stadium, Sapporo, Japan
August 2, 2009 Chinese Taipei   5 – 6   Japan Maruyama Stadium, Sapporo, Japan

August 3, 2009 Chinese Taipei   13 – 1 (F/7)   China Maruyama Stadium, Sapporo, Japan
August 3, 2009 Japan   7 – 1   South Korea Maruyama Stadium, Sapporo, Japan

Final standingsEdit

External linksEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "BFA: 25th Asian Baseball Championships". Archived from the original on 2009-08-06. Retrieved 2009-07-31.