Intercontinental Cup (baseball)

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Intercontinental Cup (baseball)
Sport Baseball
Founded1973
Ceased2011
No. of teams8 (Finals)
ContinentInternational
Last
champion(s)
Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba
Most titlesFlag of Cuba.svg  Cuba (11 titles)

The Intercontinental Cup was a baseball tournament between the members of the then-International Baseball Federation (IBAF). It was first held in 1973 in Italy, and was held every other year following until 1999.

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After 1999, the tournament was held every few four years—in 2002, 2006 and 2010. The tournament was dominated by Cuba which won 10 gold and 3 silver in 16 tournaments. The most recent tournament was held in 2010, in Taichung, Taiwan, and appears to have been the last time the tournament was held. [1] [2]

The 1973 and 1975 tourneys were organized by the IBAF splinter group FEMBA. The groups reunited in 1976 and continued to present the competition. [3]

Results

YearFinal HostMedalists [4]
GoldSilverBronze
1973
Details
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Puerto Rico (1952-1995).svg
Puerto Rico
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
1975
Details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
Canada
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Nicaragua.svg
Nicaragua
1977
Details
Flag of Nicaragua.svg
Nicaragua
Flag of South Korea (1949-1984).svg
South Korea
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
1979
Details
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
1981
Details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
Canada
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg
Dominican Republic
1983
Details
Flag of Belgium (civil).svg
Belgium
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
Chinese Taipei
1985
Details
Flag of Canada (Pantone).svg
Canada
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of South Korea (1984-1997).svg
South Korea
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
1987
Details
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
1989
Details
Flag of Puerto Rico (1952-1995).svg
Puerto Rico
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Puerto Rico (1952-1995).svg
Puerto Rico
1991
Details
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Nicaragua.svg
Nicaragua
1993
Details
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of the United States.svg
United States
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
1995
Details
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Nicaragua.svg
Nicaragua
1997
Details
Flag of Spain.svg
Spain
Flag of Japan (1870-1999).svg
Japan
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
1999
Details
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Flag of Australia (converted).svg
Australia
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Japan.svg
Japan
2002
Details
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of South Korea (1997-2011).svg
South Korea
Flag of Panama.svg
Panama
2006
Details
Flag of the Republic of China.svg
Taiwan
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg
Chinese Taipei
2010
Details
Flag of the Republic of China.svg
Taiwan
Flag of Cuba.svg
Cuba
Flag of the Netherlands.svg
Netherlands
Flag of Italy.svg
Italy

Medal table

RankNationGoldSilverBronzeTotal
1Flag of Cuba.svg  Cuba 113014
2Flag of Japan.svg  Japan 25512
3Flag of the United States.svg  United States 2428
4Flag of South Korea.svg  South Korea 1203
5Flag of Australia (converted).svg  Australia 1012
6Flag of the Netherlands.svg  Netherlands 0202
7Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico 0112
8Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua 0033
9Flag of Chinese Taipei for Olympic games.svg  Chinese Taipei 0022
10Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic 0011
Flag of Italy.svg  Italy 0011
Flag of Panama.svg  Panama 0011
Totals (12 nations)17171751

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References

  1. http://www.ibaf.org/en/tournament.aspx?id=7934f35e-3ebe-4ac9-aad6-208fbf8794f3
  2. At Baseball-Reference.com, scroll down and click on "Bullpen Wiki", then scroll down to "Categories". Under "Categories", go to "Leagues and Teams" and click on "International Baseball". Then click on "2010 International Cup".
  3. http://www.ibaf.org/en/infopage-detail.aspx?id=30072a6b-f11a-4e16-97b7-f223a28c993d
  4. List of medalists Archived 2008-04-08 at the Wayback Machine