2009 World Baseball Classic – Finals

2009 World Baseball Classic – Finals

Championship Round of the 2009 World Baseball Classic was held at Dodger Stadium, Los Angeles, California, United States from March 21 to 23, 2009.

Championship round was a single-elimination tournament. In the final, the team with the higher winning percentage of games in the tournament were to be the home team. If the teams competing in the final had identical winning percentages in the tournament, then World Baseball Classic, Inc. (WBCI) would conduct a coin flip or draw to determine the home team.


Semifinals Final
1R South Korea 10
2W Venezuela 2
SF1W South Korea 3
SF2W Japan 5
2R United States 4
1W Japan 9

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2009 World Baseball Classic – Finals - Results - Final − Japan 5, South Korea 3
... March 1800 ... at Dodger Stadium Team 10 ... R H E Japan 0 ... South Korea 1 ... WP Yu Darvish (1−0) LP Chang-Yong Lim (0−1) Home runs JPN None KOR Shin-Soo Choo (1) Attendance 54,846 (97.9%) Umpires HP − Derryl Cousins, 1B − Carlos Rey, 2B − Ron Kulpa, 3B − Willie Rodriguez, LF − Paul Emmel, RF − Paul Hyham Boxscore South Korea won the coin flip held after the second semifinal between Japan and the United States, designating them as the home team for the final. ...

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