1989 Asian Baseball Championship

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1989 Asian Baseball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  South Korea
Teams 7
Defending champions  Chinese Taipei (1987)
Final positions
Gold medal asia.svg
 Japan (9th title)
Silver medal asia.svg
 South Korea
Silver medal asia.svg
 Chinese Taipei
Fourth place  China

The 1989 Asian Baseball Championship was the fifteenth continental tournament held by the Baseball Federation of Asia. The tournament was held in Seoul, South Korea for the fifth time. The tournament was won by Japan for the ninth time. It was the first time that South Korea had not won an Asian Championship while hosting the tournament.[1]

South Korea shared the silver medal with the defending champions Chinese Taipei. This was the third time that the silver medal had been shared; all three times involving Chinese Taipei. China (4th), Guam (5th), Philippines (6th) and India (7th) were the other participants.[1]


  1. ^ a b Bjarkman 2005, pp.477–8