2008 Taiwan Series

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2008 Taiwan Series
Taiwan Series 2008.jpg
2008 Taiwan Series logo
Teams
Team (Wins) Manager Season
Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions (4) Lu Wen-sheng 67-0-33, .670
Brother Elephants (3) Wang Kuang-hui 52-4–42, .553
Dates October 25–November 2
MVP Luther Hackman
Outstanding Players Pan Wei-lun
Wang Jin-yong
Manager of the Year Lu Wen-sheng
Broadcast
Television Videoland Television Network
← 2007 Taiwan Series 2009 →

The 2008 Taiwan Series was played by the Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions, team that placed first in the all-season standing, and the Brother Elephants, wild card winner who advanced to Taiwan Series by defeating La New Bears in the Playoff Series. The Lions defeated the Elephants four games to three and won the title and went on to represent Taiwan in the 2008 Asia Series.

Participants[edit]

Rules[edit]

All regular season rules apply with the following exceptions:

  • Each team is allowed to register 28 players on its active roster.
  • No tied games.
  • Two outfield umpires are added to the games.

Summaries[edit]

  Playoff Series     Taiwan Series
                 
    1 Uni-President 7-Eleven Lions 4
  2 La New Bears 0     3 Brother Elephants 3
  3 Brother Elephants 3  

Game 1[edit]

October 25, 2008 at Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium, Tainan City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brother 0 0 0 2 0 1 2 0 4 9 15 2
Uni-President 7-Eleven 1 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 3 14 1
WP: Liao Yu-cheng (1–0)   LP: Luther Hackman (0–1)
Home runs:
BRO: Wang Jin-yong (1)
UNI: None
Attendance: 12,000

Game 2[edit]

October 26, 2008 at Chengcing Lake Baseball Field, Niaosong, Kaohsiung County

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brother 0 0 0 0 3 0 0 1 0 4 7 3
Uni-President 7-Eleven 3 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 5 8 0
WP: Pan Wei-lun (1–0)   LP: Ryokan Kobayashi (0–1)   Sv: Lin Yueh-ping (1)
Home runs:
BRO: Lin Ming-hsien (1), Wang Jin-yong (2)
UNI: None
Attendance: 17,523

Game 3[edit]

October 28, 2008 at Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium, Taichung City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Uni-President 7-Eleven 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 6 1
Brother 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 6 8 1
WP: Mai Chia-je (1–0)   LP: Giancarlo Alvarado (0–1)   Sv: Tsao Chun-yang (1)
Home runs:
UNI: Tilson Brito (1), Chen Lien-hung (1)
BRO: None
Attendance: 18,302

Game 4[edit]

October 29, 2008 at Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium, Taipei County

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Uni-President 7-Eleven 0 0 4 0 0 0 2 0 1 5 7 1
Brother 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 0
WP: Luther Hackman (1–1)   LP: Danny Core (0–1)
Attendance: 12,500

Game 5[edit]

October 30, 2008 at Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium, Taipei County

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Uni-President 7-Eleven 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 3 0 5 6 1
Brother 0 3 0 1 0 2 0 0 0 6 8 1
WP: Pan Wei-lun (2–0)   LP: Liao Yu-cheng (0–1)
Attendance: 12,500

Game 6[edit]

November 1, 2008 at Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium, Tainan City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brother 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 5 0 5 11 0
Uni-President 7-Eleven 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 7 1
WP: Matt Perisho (1–0)   LP: Giancarlo Alvarado (0–2)
Home runs:
BRO: Wang Jin-yong (3)
UNI: None
Attendance: 12,000

Game 7[edit]

November 2, 2008 at Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium, Tainan City

Team 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 R H E
Brother 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 4 1
Uni-President 7-Eleven 0 0 2 0 2 0 0 0 0 4 6 1
WP: Luther Hackman (2–1)   LP: Mai Chia-je (1–1)
Home runs:
BRO: None
UNI: Chen Lien-hung (2)
Attendance: 12,000