2008 Haarlem Baseball Week

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2008 Haarlem Baseball Week
Tournament details
Host country  Netherlands
Dates 4–13 July
Teams 6
Defending champions  Netherlands (2006)
Final positions
Champions
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 United States (4th title)
Runner-up
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 Cuba
Third place
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 Chinese Taipei
Fourth place  Japan
Tournament statistics
Most Valuable Player United States Ryan Jackson
2006
2010

The 2008 Haarlem Baseball Week was an international baseball competition held at the Pim Mulier Stadium in Haarlem, the Netherlands from July 4–13, 2008. It was the 24th edition of the tournament and featured teams from Chinese Taipei, Cuba, Japan, Netherlands, Netherlands Antilles (including Aruba) and United States.

In the end the team from the United States won for the thirteenth time the tournament.[1]

Group stage[edit]

Standings[edit]

Qualified for the semi finals
Did not qualify for the semi finals
# Team Games Wins Losses
1  United States 5 5 0
2  Cuba 5 4 1
3  Japan 5 3 2
4  Chinese Taipei [1] 5 2 3
5  Netherlands 5 1 4
6  Dutch Caribbean Team [2] 5 0 5

^1 Chinese Taipei is the official IBAF designation for the team representing the state officially referred to as the Republic of China, more commonly known as Taiwan. (See also political status of Taiwan for details.)
^2 The Netherlands Antilles (including Aruba) were represented by the Dutch Caribbean Team.

Game results[edit]

July 4, 2008 Cuba  2 – 1  Dutch Caribbean Team Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 4, 2008 Japan  5 – 4  Chinese Taipei Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 5, 2008 United States  5 – 2  Japan Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 5, 2008 Netherlands  5 – 1  Dutch Caribbean Team Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 6, 2008 Chinese Taipei  6 – 4  Netherlands Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 6, 2008 United States  1 – 0  Cuba Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 7, 2008 Dutch Caribbean Team  5 – 12  Japan Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 8, 2008 Dutch Caribbean Team  0 – 11  United States Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 8, 2008 Japan  3 – 2  Netherlands Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 9, 2008 Cuba  3 – 0  Chinese Taipei Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 9, 2008 Cuba  5 – 3  Japan Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 9, 2008 Netherlands  1 – 2  United States Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 10, 2008 Netherlands  1 – 4  Cuba Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 11, 2008 United States  3 – 1  Chinese Taipei Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 11, 2008 Chinese Taipei  8 – 5  Dutch Caribbean Team Haarlem, Netherlands
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Final round[edit]

Semi finals[edit]

July 11, 2008 Cuba  6 – 4  Japan Haarlem, Netherlands
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July 12, 2008 United States  5 – 2  Chinese Taipei Haarlem, Netherlands
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5th place[edit]

July 12, 2008 Netherlands  cancelled  Dutch Caribbean Team Haarlem, Netherlands

3rd place[edit]

July 13, 2008 Chinese Taipei  2 – 0  Japan Haarlem, Netherlands
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Final[edit]

July 12, 2008 Cuba  1 – 4  United States Haarlem, Netherlands
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Final standings[edit]

Tournament awards[edit]

Best Pitcher United States Mike Minor
Best Hitter Netherlands Antilles Randolph Kirindongo
Best Defending Player Cuba Eduardo Paret
Home run King Cuba Yoandy Garlobo
Most Valuable Player United States Ryan Jackson
Most Popular Player Japan Ryoji Nakata
Press Award Netherlands David Bergman

External links[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Team USA wins 2008 Haarlem Baseball Week". Archived from the original on 2009-07-31. Retrieved 2009-07-28.