World Port Tournament

World Port Tournament

World Port Tournament
Sport Baseball
Founded 1984
No. of teams 5 (Finals)
Continent International
Most recent champion(s)  Chinese Taipei
Most titles  Cuba (5)

The World Port Tournament is an international baseball tournament held at the Neptunus Familiestadion in Rotterdam, Netherlands. The tournament has been held every other year (2005 excluded) in uneven-numbered years since 1985, alternating with the Haarlem Baseball Week.

The tournament was created by Rotterdam, Netherlands. The 2011 World Port Tournament, the thirteenth edition of the event, was won by Taiwan(Chinese Taipei), for the first time.

Results

Year Final 3rd/4th place
Champions Runners-up 3rd place 4th place
1985
Habana

Kobe

Dallas

Netherlands
1987
Habana

Netherlands

Osaka
1989
Netherlands

Baltimore

Habana

Chinese Taipei
1991
Baltimore

Canada

Habana

Curaçao
1993
MLB All Stars

Red Machine

Netherlands

Canada
1995
Habana

Netherlands

Hyundai Phoenix
1997
Baltimore Corrigans
1999
Sullivans
2001
2003
Eastern Connecticut
2007
Details
2009
Details
2011
Details
2013
Details

Medal table

 Rank  Nation Gold Silver Bronze Total
1  Cuba 8 2 2 12
2  Netherlands 2 5 3 10
3  United States 2 1 3 6
4  Chinese Taipei 1 2 3 6
5  Aruba 0 1 1 2
6  Canada 0 1 0 1
 Japan 0 1 0 1
8  Italy 0 0 1 1

^1 Chinese Taipei is the official IBAF designation for the team representing the state officially referred to as the Republic of China, more commonly known as Taiwan. (See also political status of Taiwan for details.)

See also

External links

  • World Port Tournament official website (Dutch)