Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

Tuesday, November 29, 2011

Samsung Lions win Asia Series

Samsung Lions pitcher Jang Won-Sam yielded only one run in the final game of the 2011 Asia Series baseball tournament Tuesday as his team beat Fukuoka Softbank Hawks 5-3.

The right-handed starter allowed five hits to the Hawk batters and struck out three others before he was replaced in the seventh inning during a playoff attracting more than 4,000 fans in the Taiwanese city of Taichung.

The UEFA Champions League it isn’t, but it still is, to the best of my knowledge, the highest-quality league of baseball champions outside of the Caribbean World Series (and even then, it probably is higher quality than the Carib WS, since so few MLBers go there anymore).

Gamingboy Posted: November 29, 2011 at 08:35 PM | 3 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
  Tags: international, japan

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   1. JoeC Posted: November 30, 2011 at 04:20 AM (#4003370)
it still is, to the best of my knowledge, the highest-quality league of baseball champions outside of the Caribbean World Series


I don't know, I bet the Cardinals could take them. Maybe even the Rangers.
   2. JoeC Posted: November 30, 2011 at 03:46 PM (#4003564)
Several hours and a couple more readings later, I understand what Gamingboy was trying to say. "League of baseball champions" - ah, got it, they qualified through their domestic leagues.
   3. puck Posted: December 01, 2011 at 03:17 AM (#4004221)
Winner of first Asia Series (2005): Chiba Lotte Marines. MVP: Benny Agbayani. Manager: Bobby Valentine.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

News

All News | Prime News

Old-School Newsstand


BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Andere Richtingen
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogAaron Judge Gets His Own Rooting Section
(27 - 11:14pm, May 24)
Last: TVerik, who wonders what the hell is "Ansky"

NewsblogOTP 22 May 2017: George W. Bush photobombs a sports reporter
(911 - 11:13pm, May 24)
Last: ERROR---Jolly Old St. Nick

NewsblogComedy is hard, OMNICHATTER is easy, for May 24, 2017
(38 - 11:12pm, May 24)
Last: cardsfanboy

NewsblogGwinnett Braves plan to change team name for 2018 season, ask for fans help in naming contest
(56 - 11:01pm, May 24)
Last: ReggieThomasLives

NewsblogWhere Did the Great Hollywood Baseball Movie Go?
(98 - 10:35pm, May 24)
Last: Steve Parris, Je t'aime

NewsblogAngels' Mike Trout continues his remarkable start to the season with another home run
(13 - 10:24pm, May 24)
Last: Brian White

NewsblogScouting Shohei Otani
(20 - 8:29pm, May 24)
Last: The Duke

NewsblogOT - March 2017 NBA thread
(4131 - 8:26pm, May 24)
Last: No, TFTIO is the puppet

NewsblogHow Many More Years? – Joe Blogs – Medium
(27 - 8:26pm, May 24)
Last: QLE

NewsblogOT: March-April 2017 Soccer Thread
(533 - 7:36pm, May 24)
Last: He who brought the butter dish to Balshazar (CoB)

NewsblogBobby Grich, Rick Burleson, and Their One Full (Strike-Shortened) Season as a Dominant Double Play Combination
(35 - 7:14pm, May 24)
Last: Jay Z

NewsblogOT: Wrestling Thread November 2014
(1983 - 6:26pm, May 24)
Last: Tubbs is Bobby Grich when he flys off the handle

NewsblogCENTRAL PARK - JULY 1, 2017 10 AM - BBTF ANNUAL SOFTBALL EXTRAVAGANZA
(179 - 4:34pm, May 24)
Last: villageidiom

NewsblogModern Baseball Writing | Articles | Bill James Online
(1 - 4:29pm, May 24)
Last: Der-K: downgraded to lurker

NewsblogSam Travis -- aka 'Mr. Intensity' -- is hell-bent on the bigs - Boston Red Sox Blog- ESPN
(1 - 4:04pm, May 24)
Last: Jose is El Absurd Pollo

Page rendered in 0.2524 seconds
47 querie(s) executed