Asia Professional Baseball Championship to be held in Japan

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2017/01/23
By: Lee Yu-cheng and Romulo Huang

Taipei, Jan. 23 (CNA) The first Asia Professional Baseball Championship will be held in Tokyo Nov. 16-19, the Taiwan-based Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) announced on Monday.

The tournament will be jointly organized by the CPBL, Nippon Professional Baseball Organization (NPB) and KBO League of South Korea, the CPBL said in a statement.

The organizers will offer a cash prize of 20 million Japanese yen (US$176,000) to the winner of the tournament and 5 million Japanese yen to the first runner-up, it said.   [FULL  STORY]

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