Taiwan ranks as world’s 3rd strongest baseball power

Focus Taiwan
Date: 2016/03/18
By: H.H. Lin and Flor Wang

Taipei, March 18 (CNA) Taiwan has achieved a new high in terms of its baseball power, after 201603180027t0001grabbing the world’s third strongest place, falling behind only Japan and the United States, the World Baseball Softball Confederation (WBSC) announced on Friday.

According to the WBSC, Taiwan scored a record high of 4,702 points in its Baseball World Ranking, moving a notch ahead of its previous ranking and edging out Cuba, which had 3,727 points, to fifth place.

Japan holds the world’s No. 1 spot with 5,154 points, followed by the U.S. with 5,091 points.

The number of points is calculated by the number of games each country’s team scores in competitions around the world.     [FULL  STORY]

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