Play-Ball: Everything you need to know about Olympic baseball in Tokyo 2020

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Calendar

The first round will be six duels, then the second stage (with the double elimination format, in which the team that loses two games is eliminated) will open on August 1 with a meeting between the squads that finished in the third site, to continue with the clashes of the other teams. Their schedules will be confirmed later.

  • Wednesday July 28: Dominican vs. Japan at 12:00 pm – Fukushima Azuma Baseball Stadium
  • Thu, July 29: Israel vs. Korea at 7:00 pm – Yokohama Stadium
  • Friday, July 30: Mexico vs. Dominican Republic at 12:00 pm – Yokohama Stadium
  • Friday July 30 USA vs Israel at 7:00 pm – Yokohama Stadium
  • Saturday, July 31: Japan vs Mexico at 12:00 pm – Yokohama Stadium
  • Saturday, July 31: Korea vs. USA At 7:00 pm – Yokohama Stadium

Opening Day Openers:

  • Christopher Mercedes – Dominican Republic
  • Yoshinobu Yamamoto – Japan

Former MLB Stars to Watch in Tokyo

  • José Bautista (Dominican Republic)
  • Melky Cabrera (Dominican Republic)
  • Adrián González (Mexico)
  • Oliver Pérez (Mexico)
  • Fernando Salas (Mexico)
  • Todd Frazier (United States)
  • Ian Kinsler (Israel)
  • Masahiro Tanaka (Japan)

Historical medal table

Since his arrival at Olympic Games in 1904, the baseball had participated as exhibition sports, it was not until 1992 that the first medals for the sport of the ball and the bat were disputed.

1992, Barcelona:

Cuba: Gold Medal
Chinese Taipei: Silver
Japan: Bronze

1994, Atlanta:

Cuba: Gold Medal

Japan: Silver

United States: Bronze

2000, Sydney:

United States: Gold
Cuba: Silver
South Korea: Bronze

2004, Athens:

Cuba: Gold
Australia: Silver
Japan: Bronze

2008, Beijing:

South Korea: Gold
Cuba: Silver
United States: Bronze

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