1978 Amateur World Series

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1978 Amateur World Series
Tournament details
Host country  Italy
Dates 25 August – 6 September
Teams 11 (from 5 continents)
Defending champions  Cuba (1976)
Final positions
Champions
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 Cuba (15th title)
Runner-up
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 United States
Third place
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 South Korea
Fourth place  Japan
1976
1980

The 1978 Amateur World Series took place in Italy and was won by Cuba.

There were 11 participating countries. It was also Belgium's and Australia's first Amateur World Series, later to be known as the Baseball World Cup.

Final standings[edit]

Rank Team
1  Cuba
2  United States
3  South Korea
4  Japan
5  Nicaragua
6  Italy
7  Netherlands
8  Mexico
9  Canada
10  Australia
11  Belgium

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