1998 Baseball World Cup

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The 1998 Baseball World Cup took place in Italy from July 21 to August 2. Participating countries (16 in total) were split in two groups, with the first four of each group qualifying for the finals. Cuba defeated South Korea in the final to win the tournament.

First round[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
         
  Cuba  12
 
  Netherlands  1  
  Cuba  14
 
    Nicaragua  2  
  Nicaragua  12
 
  Dominican Republic  2  
  South Korea  1
 
    Cuba  7
  Japan  5
 
  South Korea  8  
  South Korea  8 Third place
 
    Italy  2  
  Australia  8   Italy  1
  Italy  9     Nicaragua  5
 
5th–8th place Fifth place
  Dominican Republic  3  
  Netherlands  7  
 
      Japan  9
    Netherlands  3
Seventh place
  Japan  11   Australia  9
  Australia  6     Dominican Republic  2

Stadiums[edit]

References[edit]