South Korea Beach Town Of Busan To Host Asia Series Baseball Tournament
Sajik Stadium in Busan, South Korea will serve as the venue for the Asia Series baseball tournament from Thursday to Sunday, according to Yoo Jee-ho of YONHAP. This year, six clubs from South Korea, Japan, Taiwan, China and Australia will compete for 500M won ($458,000) in championship prize money. The Samsung Lions and Lotte Giants will represent the Korea Baseball Organization. Japan's Nippon Professional Baseball will be represented by the Yomiuri Giants. Australia will send the Perth Heat, champion of the Australian Baseball League. Taiwan's Lamigo Monkeys will represent the Chinese Professional Baseball League. The China Baseball League will have an all-star squad named the China Stars. The six teams have been divided into two groups of three, and after round-robin play over three days the top club from each group will meet in the final (YONHAP, 11/5).