1959 Asian Baseball Championship

1959 Asian Baseball Championship
Tournament details
Host country  Japan
Teams 4
Defending champions  Japan (1955)
Final positions
 Japan (2nd title)
 South Korea
Third place
 Chinese Taipei
Fourth place  Philippines

The 1959 Asian Baseball Championship was the third continental tournament held by the Baseball Federation of Asia. The tournament was held in Tokyo, Japan for the first time. It was the second time Japan had won the tournament, and was the second of what would be three consecutive Asian Championship wins in a row. South Korea (2nd), Chinese Taipei (3rd) and Philippines (4th) were the other participants.[1]


  1. Bjarkman 2005, pp.477–8


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