Women's Baseball World Cup

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The Women's Baseball World Cup is a biennial international tournament in which women's national baseball teams compete for the position of top national team in the world. It is sanctioned by the International Baseball Federation and was first held in 2004.

History[edit]

The first Women's Baseball World Cup was held in Edmonton, AB from July 30 to August 8, 2004 after having been chartered by the IBAF in 2002. Before this tournament the only other international women's baseball tournament was the Women's World Series.

Tournament Results[edit]

Year Host City Teams Gold Silver Bronze MVP
2004 Edmonton, Canada 5 Flag of United States United States Flag of Japan Japan Flag of Canada Canada Laura Brenneman, USA 2B
2006 Taipei, Taiwan 7 Flag of United States United States Flag of Japan Japan Flag of Canada Canada Donna Mills, USA 3B
2008 Matsuyama, Japan 8 Flag of Japan Japan Flag of Canada Canada Flag of United States United States Kasumi Noguchi, JPN P
2010 Maracay, Venezuela 11 Flag of Japan Japan Flag of Australia Australia Flag of United States United States Ayako Rokkaku, JPN 3B
2012 Edmonton, Canada 8 Flag of Japan Japan Flag of United States United States Flag of Canada Canada Yukari Isozaki, JPN P
2014 Miyazaki, Miyazaki, Japan 8 Flag of Japan Japan Flag of United States United States Flag of Australia Australia Ayami Sato, JPN P
2016 Busan, South Korea 12 Flag of Japan Japan Flag of Canada Canada Flag of Venezuela Venezuela Ayami Sato, JPN P