Tianjin Lions

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The Tianjin Lions or Tianjing Fierce Lions (天津雄狮) are a team in the China Baseball League, founded in 2002 as one of the league's four initial members.[1] Their home field is Tian Ti Dodger Stadium in Tianjin.

The Lions have participated in every league championship series to date. They won league championships in 2002, 2006, 2007, and 2011; and were runners-up in 2003, 2004, and 2005. Their biggest rival is the Beijing Tigers,[2] having faced them in six CBL championships. They also represented CBL in the 2008 Asia Series.

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  1. ^ "National Baseball League Newcomers". China Daily. 2005-03-30. 
  2. ^ Connor, Joe (17 Jan 2006). "Welcome to China". ESPN.