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Asia Series 2011 to begin on 11/25

by on Aug.22, 2011 @ 7:53 pm, under NPB

Details for the Asia Series 2011 were released by the NPB today.

The Series will begin on 11/25 and culminate with a Finals game on 11/29.  Each team will play each other once (the NPB is set to play Taiwan on the 25th, Korea on the 26th, and Australia on the 27th) and the top two teams will play in the Finals game.

Champions from four leagues will compete: the Australian Baseball League*, the Chinese Professional Baseball League, the Korea Baseball Organization, and the Nippon Professional Baseball League.

* Since the Australian Baseball League season runs between November and February, they will be represented by the 2010-2011 league champs, the Perth Heat.

UPDATE 8/23 @ 8:56am - The schedule will apparently look like this:

November 25

Korea vs Australia - Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium @ 12:00pm
Japan vs Taiwan - Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium @ 7:00pm

November 26

Korea vs Japan - Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium @ 12:00pm
Australia vs Taiwan - Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium @ 6:00pm

November 27

Australia vs Japan - Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium @ 1:00pm
Taiwan vs Korea - Taoyuan International Baseball Stadium @ 7:00pm

November 29

Top two teams - Taichung Intercontinental Baseball Stadium @ 7:00pm

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