2012 18U Baseball World Championship

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2012 18U Baseball World Championship
Tournament details
Host country  South Korea
Dates August 30 - September 8
Teams 12
Defending champions  Chinese Taipei (2010)
Final positions
Champions
Gold medal world centered-2.svg
 United States (6th title)
Runner-up
Silver medal world centered-2.svg
 Canada
Third place
Bronze medal world centered-2.svg
 Chinese Taipei
Fourth place  Colombia
Tournament statistics
Games played 43
Attendance 15,640 (364 per game)
2010
2013

The 2012 IBAF 18U Baseball World Championship was an international baseball competition held in Seoul, South Korea from August 30 to September 8, 2012.[1]

Teams[edit]

The following 12 teams qualified for the tournament.

Pool A Pool B

Australia

Canada

Colombia

Chinese Taipei1

Netherlands

Czech Republic

South Korea

Italy

United States

Japan

Venezuela

Panama

^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.)

Round 1[edit]

Group A[edit]

Standings[edit]

Teams W L Pct. GB R RA
 United States 4 1 .800 39 13
 South Korea 3 1 .750 ½ 18 7
 Colombia 3 2 .600 1 24 27
 Venezuela 2 3 .400 2 19 18
 Australia 2 3 .400 2 21 24
 Netherlands 0 4 .000 10 42

Schedule[edit]

August 31, 2012 Colombia  4 – 7  Australia Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 100
Boxscore
August 31, 2012 South Korea  2 – 1  Venezuela Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 230
Boxscore
August 31, 2012 Netherlands  0 – 17 (F/7)  United States Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 145
Boxscore

September 1, 2012 Australia  3 – 6 (F/10)  Venezuela Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 100
Boxscore
September 1, 2012 Colombia  9 – 6  Netherlands Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 100
Boxscore
September 1, 2012 South Korea  8 – 2  United States Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 4,000
Boxscore

September 2, 2012 United States  11 – 1 (F/7)  Colombia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 50
Boxscore
September 2, 2012 Venezuela  8 – 3  Netherlands Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 85
Boxscore
September 2, 2012 Australia  1 – 7  South Korea Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 1,000
Boxscore

September 3, 2012 Netherlands  1 – 8  Australia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 65
Boxscore
September 3, 2012 South Korea  1 – 3  Colombia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 800
Boxscore
September 3, 2012 United States  3 – 2  Venezuela Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 143
Boxscore

September 4, 2012 Venezuela  2 – 7  Colombia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 50
Boxscore
September 4, 2012 Netherlands  Rainout  South Korea Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul

September 5, 2012 United States  6 – 2  Australia Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 150
Boxscore

Group B[edit]

Standings[edit]

Teams W L Pct. GB R RA
 Canada 4 1 .800 28 17
 Japan 4 1 .800 29 7
 Chinese Taipei 3 1 .750 ½ 16 10
 Panama 2 3 .400 2 12 24
 Italy 1 3 .250 16 14
 Czech Republic 0 5 .000 4 5 34

Schedule[edit]

August 31, 2012 Panama  2 – 0  Italy Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 70
Boxscore
August 31, 2012 Canada  6 – 5 (F/10)  Japan Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 125
Boxscore
August 31, 2012 Czech Republic  0 – 6  Chinese Taipei Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 100
Boxscore

September 1, 2012 Canada  4 – 3  Italy Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 85
Boxscore
September 1, 2012 Chinese Taipei  0 – 2  Japan Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 500
Boxscore
September 1, 2012 Czech Republic  2 – 6  Panama Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 95
Boxscore

September 2, 2012 Italy  12 – 1 (F/7)  Czech Republic Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 72
Boxscore
September 2, 2012 Chinese Taipei  6 – 5  Canada Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 200
Boxscore
September 2, 2012 Japan  8 – 0  Panama Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 224
Boxscore

September 3, 2012 Canada  3 – 2  Czech Republic Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 73
Boxscore
September 3, 2012 Chinese Taipei  4 – 3  Panama Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 103
Boxscore
September 3, 2012 Japan  7 – 1  Italy Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 85
Boxscore

September 4, 2012 Japan  7 – 0 (F/5)  Czech Republic Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 45
Boxscore
September 4, 2012 Italy  Rainout  Chinese Taipei Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul

September 5, 2012 Panama  1 – 10  Canada Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 78
Boxscore

Round 2[edit]

Group C[edit]

Standings[edit]

Teams W L Pct. GB R RA Tiebreaker
 United States 3 2 .600 28 16 1–1, 0.173 TQB
 Canada 3 2 .600 25 26 1–1, -0.006 TQB
 Chinese Taipei 3 2 .600 17 16 1–1, -0.192 TQB
 Colombia 2 3 .400 1 14 25 2–0
 Japan 2 3 .400 1 16 21 1–1
 South Korea 2 3 .400 1 23 19 0–2

Schedule[edit]

September 5, 2012 South Korea  3 – 7 (F/10)  Chinese Taipei Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 520
Boxscore
September 5, 2012 Japan  0 – 3  Colombia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 118
Boxscore
September 5, 2012 United States  0 – 1 (F/10)  Canada Jamsil Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 120
Boxscore

September 6, 2012 Canada  10 – 6  Colombia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 84
Boxscore
September 6, 2012 United States  5 – 1  Chinese Taipei Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 113
Boxscore
September 6, 2012 South Korea  2 – 4  Japan Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 3,500
Boxscore

September 7, 2012 Chinese Taipei  3 – 1  Colombia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 85
Boxscore
September 7, 2012 Canada  3 – 9  South Korea Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 210
Boxscore
September 7, 2012 United States  10 – 5  Japan Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 200
Boxscore

Round 3[edit]

11th place game[edit]

September 5, 2012 Czech Republic  4 – 7  Netherlands Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 87
Boxscore

9th place game[edit]

September 6, 2012 Australia  11 – 2  Italy Guei Ballpark, Seoul
Attendance: 45
Boxscore

7th place game[edit]

September 6, 2012 Panama  5 – 4  Venezuela Guei Ballpark, Seoul
Attendance: 65
Boxscore

5th place game[edit]

September 8, 2012 Japan  0 – 3  South Korea Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 1,100
Boxscore

Bronze medal game[edit]

September 8, 2012 Chinese Taipei  4 – 1  Colombia Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 120
Boxscore

Gold medal game[edit]

September 8, 2012 United States  6 – 2  Canada Mokdong Baseball Stadium, Seoul
Attendance: 400
Boxscore

Final standings[edit]

Officials[2][edit]

Technical Commissioners[edit]

Chairman:

Jim Baba (CAN)

Members:

  • Brett Pickett (AUS)
  • Koji Aso (JPN)
  • Lin, Hua Wei (TPE)
  • George Santiago (PUR)
  • Lee, Kyu-Seok (KOR)
  • Kang, Moon-Kil (KOR)
  • Kim, Byung-Il (KOR)
  • Park, Ro-Jun (KOR)
  • Son, Hyuk (KOR)

Umpires[edit]

Umpire Director:

Gustavo Rodriguez (USA)

Members:

  • Gregory Howard (AUS)
  • Jon Oko (CAN)
  • Bin Shun Chen (TPE)
  • David Kulhanek (CZE)
  • Marco Taurelli (ITA)
  • Tomohisa Yamaguchi (JPN)
  • Hi Young Park (KOR)
  • Osmel Pimentel (VEN)
  • Kou Wakabayashi (JPN)
  • David Condon (USA)
  • Kevin Sweeney (USA)
  • Batista Fermin (PAN)
  • Do Hyung Kim (KOR)
  • Yang, Jae Man (KOR)
  • Jae Hoon Lim (KOR)
  • Seong Jun Park (KOR)
  • Suk Man Hwang (KOR)
  • Won Jung Park (KOR)

Scorers[edit]

Scoring Director:

Marco Battistella (ITA)

Members:

  • Takuya Sumi (JPN)
  • Feiko Drost (NED)
  • Jennie Moloney (AUS)
  • An, Woo Jun (KOR)
  • Oh, Ik Hwan (KOR)
  • Hwang, Sung Jun (KOR)
  • Han, In Hii (KOR)
  • Kim Young Sung (KOR)

Jury of Appeal[edit]

Chairman:

Gustavo Rodriguez (USA)

Members:

  • Sang Hyung Lee (KOR)
  • Gianni Fabrizi (ITA)

References[edit]