Baseball at the 2008 Summer Olympics

The XXIX. 2008 Summer Olympics in Beijing was held a competition in baseball. On the men's tournament was attended by eight teams. Each country was allowed to set up a team of 24 players, resulting in a total number of 192 participating athletes revealed in this competition. The International Olympic Committee has decided to take baseball out of the Summer Olympic Games program in 2012. Thus, this sport was held provisionally for the last time at the Olympic Games.

The following teams have qualified for the tournament:

  • People's Republic of China People's Republic of China
  • Netherlands The Netherlands
  • United States United States
  • Canada Canada
  • Cuba Cuba
  • Flag of South Korea South Korea
  • Japan Japan
  • Chinese Taipei 's Republic of China

Olympic competition


Manager: Kim Kyung -moon Coach: Cho Kye -hyun, Kim Gwang -soo, Kim Ki -tae

Manager: Antonio Pacheco

Manager: Davey Johnson Coach: Marcel pool man, Reggie Smith, Rick Eckstein, Dick Cooke, Rolando de Armas

Preliminary round

Game 5 was canceled due to rain after eight innings and scored with the result at this point Game 6 has been postponed to August 17, 2008 due to rain on August 14, 2008 ( All times local )

Final round

( All times local )