1995 Asian Championship

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The 1995 Asian Championship was held from September 17 through September 23, 1995 in Japan. It was a qualifier for the 1996 Olympics, with the top two finishers advancing.

Flag of Japan Japan won Gold. Toshihisa Nishi led in home runs, while Masanori Sugiura was named the top right-handed pitcher.

Flag of South Korea South Korea won Silver. Byung-kyu Lee led the tourney in average and steals while Myong-ju Cha was named the top left-handed pitcher. Other players included Sung-min Cho, Dong-hwan Moon, Jae-hong Park, Min-han Son, Ki-moon Choi and Kyung-hwan Cho.

Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei took the Bronze. They were managed by Sheng-Ming Hsu. The roster included Chun-Chang Yeh, Ming-Chieh Hsu, Sheng-Chieh Hsu, Kai-Fa Chen, Kan-Lin Huang, Hung-Yuan Lin and Wen-Yu Wu.

Flag of People's Republic of China People's Republic of China placed fourth. The club included Zhanpeng Wang.

Flag of Philippines Philippines finished fifth.

Flag of Thailand Thailand took up the rear.

See also 1995 Asian Championship (Rosters)

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Source: Chinese Wiki Baseball