2007 Good Luck Beijing Baseball Tournament

As a preliminary test for the Olympic facilities in Beijing, the ‘Good Luck Beijing’ Tournament was held in a variety of sports, including baseball, which was played at the specially-constructed (and now demolished) Wukesong Field. The tournament was in the third week of August, 2007.We at Extra Innings love an obscure baseball tournament, and it would appear there are no records of all the matches in one place, despite them being IBAF (now WBSC)-approved.

Following are the standings from “Good Luck Beijing” 2007 international baseball tournament after all preliminary rounds on Monday (tabulated under games played, won, lost, runs for, against, base hit and homer):

Team   G W L R A H HR
Japan   3 3 0 14 6 36 1
China   3 2 1 15 10 25 2
Czech   3 1 2 10 13 15 1
France 3 0 3 5 15 25 0

Day 1: Japan 3 Czech Republic 2 (11)
Day 1: China 5 France 1
Day 2: Japan 4 France 3 (11)
Day 2: China 9 Czech Republic 2
Day 3 (August 21): Czech Republic 6 France 1
Day 3 (August 21): Japan 7 China 1

Semifinals (August 22):
Japan 9  France 4
China 13  Czech Republic 1

Third Place:
France 8 – Czech Republic 4

Final:
Japan 5 – China 2

Final Standings:
Japan 5-0
China 3-2
France 1-4
Czech Republic 1-4

Source for preliminary standings: http://en.people.cn/90001/90779/6244207.html
Other sources from various newspapers and photos.

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About Gabriel Fidler

Card Sharp is devoted to my chief indoor hobby-baseball (and occasionally football [that's soccer to you Americans], hockey, American football, and basketball) card collecting.
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