1997 Asian Championship

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The 1997 Asian Championship was held from May 23 through June 2, 1997 in Taiwan.

Flag of South Korea South Korea won Gold for the first time since 1975.

Flag of Japan Japan took home Silver.

Flag of Chinese Taipei Chinese Taipei won Bronze. Their roster included Chin-Feng Chen, Chih-Yuan Chen, Ming-Chieh Hsu, Kan-Lin Huang, Chi-Hsien Ho, Shih-Kai Chang and Chin-Yong Wang. Ying-Chieh Kao managed them.

Flag of People's Republic of China People's Republic of China finished fourth. Zhanpeng Wang was named the best left-handed pitcher of the event.

Flag of Philippines Philippines placed fifth.

Flag of Thailand Thailand took last.

Source: Chinese Wiki Baseball