2005 Baseball World Cup

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The XXXVI Baseball World Cup took place in the Netherlands cities of Rotterdam, Haarlem, Almere, Amsterdam and Eindhoven September 2–17, 2005. Countries were split into two groups of nine, with the first four of each group qualifying for the finals.

First round[edit]

Playoffs[edit]

Quarter-finals Semi-finals Final
                   
         
  Cuba  11
 
  United States  3  
  Cuba  15
 
    Panama  2  
  Panama  2
 
  Nicaragua  1  
  Cuba  3
 
    South Korea  0
  South Korea  5
 
  Japan  1  
  South Korea  7 Third place
 
    Netherlands  0  
  Netherlands  10   Panama  7
  Puerto Rico  0 7 inn.     Netherlands  6
 
5th–8th place Fifth place
  Japan  5  
  Puerto Rico  0  
 
      Japan  8
    Nicaragua  1
Seventh place
  Nicaragua  9   United States  11
  United States  0     Puerto Rico  3