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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
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   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.

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