Asia Winter Baseball League

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Asia Winter Baseball League
Current season, competition or edition:
Current sports event 2
Sport Baseball
Founded 2012
No. of teams 5
Country  Dominican Republic
 Japan
 South Korea
 Taiwan
Continent Asia
Most recent champion(s) Japan (1st title)
Most titles Japan (1 title)
Official website [1]

The Asia Winter Baseball League is a professional baseball league hosted in Taiwan[1] with 2012 as its inaugural season.

Seasons

2012

Season 2012 was played between Japan, Taiwan Red, Taiwan White, and the Dominican Republic, with Japan winning the championship.

2013

Season 2013 will be played between the teams of Nippon Professional Baseball League, Korea Baseball Organization, Chinese Professional Baseball League of Taiwan, and the Dominican Republic.[2]

2015

Season 2015 will be played between the teams of Nippon Professional Baseball League, Korea Baseball Organization, Chinese Professional Baseball League of Taiwan, and the Team Europe. This is the first time since the Winter Asian Baseball League was founded, when Europe was invited. France will be represented by one member of the team "Huskies" (D1) from the city of Rouen - Owen Ozanich. Apart from him, represent Europe will be another Frenchman - Léo Cespedes. Team Europe will consist of total 30 players from different countries (12 Italians, 8 Dutch, 3 German, 2 French, 1 Czech, 1 Belgian, 1 Croat and 1 Hispanic).

See also

References

  1. "Winter baseball league a fine start, but more can be done". China Post. Retrieved 25 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>
  2. "Team Info". CPBL. Retrieved 26 November 2013.<templatestyles src="Module:Citation/CS1/styles.css"></templatestyles>