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The 1971 Asian Championship was the 9th Asian Championship. It was held in Seoul from September 9 through September 18, 1971.

Flag of South Korea South Korea went 5-2-1 to take Gold for the second time; their prior Gold was in the 1963 Asian Championship, the prior time they hosted.

Flag of Japan Japan won Silver after claiming Gold 6 of the previous 7 Championships.

Flag of Philippines Philippines won Bronze for the second straight Championship at 4-4.

Flag of Australia Australia expanded the competition to five teams for the first time; they went 3-4-1 to finish 4th.

Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei finished last. Their roster included Shin-Ming Tan, who would be the first Taiwan native to pitch in the US minors.

Source: Wiki Baseball (Chinese)


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