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Tuesday, March 21, 2006
Final WBC facts and stats

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The first World Baseball Classic finished with the following numbers for the entire tournament:

• 737,112 spectators
• 5,354 news media
• 39 games
• 18 days
• 16 teams
• 9 languages
• 7 venues
• 3 rounds
• 1 champion (Japan)

Cumulative Standings And Statistics
Team (Group) W-L (Pct.) Runs Scored/Avg. Runs Allowed/Avg.
Korea (Pool A) 6-1 (.887) 26/3.7 14/2.0
Dom. Rep. (Pool D) 5-2 (.714) 36/5.1 26/3.7
Japan (Pool A) 5-3 (.625) 60/7.5 21/2.6
Cuba (Pool C) 5-3 (.625) 44/5.5 43/5.4
Puerto Rico (Pool C) 4-2 (.667) 32/5.3 17/2.8
Canada (Pool B) 2-1 (.667) 20/6.7 23/7.7
Mexico (Pool B) 3-3 (.500) 23/3.8 16/2.7
United States (Pool B) 3-3 (.500) 33/5.5 20/3.3
Venezuela (Pool C) 3-3 (.500) 22/3.7 20/3.3
Chin. Taipei (Pool A) 1-2 (.333) 15/5.0 19/6.3
Italy (Pool D) 1-2 (.333) 13/4.3 14/4.7
Netherlands (Pool C) 1-2 (.333) 15/5.0 19/6.3
Australia (Pool D) 0-3 (.000) 4/1.3 18/6.0
China (Pool A) 0-3 (.000) 6/2.0 40/13.3
Panama (Pool C) 0-3 (.000) 7/2.3 20/6.7
South Africa (Pool B) 0-3 (.000) 12/4.0 38/12.7
Note: Early-termination games = 6; Extra-inning games = 1

Statistical Leaders
BATTING AVG. ON-BASE % SLUGGING %
Stern, CAN -- .667
Griffey Jr., USA -- .524
Willemberg, RSA -- .500
Garlobo, CUB -- .480
Bay, CAN -- .455
de Jong, NED -- .455
Dempsey, RSA -- .455
Jeter, USA -- .450
Matsunaka, JPN -- .433
Hu, TPE -- .417
Stern, CAN -- .727
Griffey Jr., USA -- .583
Bay, CAN -- .571
Garlobo, CUB -- .536
Matsunaka, JPN -- .528
Jeter, USA -- .522
Stern, CAN -- 1.333
Lee, USA -- 1.071
Griffey Jr., USA -- 1.048
S. Lee, KOR -- .958
Beltre, DOM -- .900
Y. Chen, TPE -- .786
C. Jones, USA -- .765
Cepeda, CUB -- .737
Saccomanno, IRA -- .727
R. Rivera, PAN -- .700
HOME RUNS RUNS SCORED RBI
S. Lee, KOR -- 5
Beltre, DOM -- 4
Griffey Jr., USA -- 3
Lee, USA -- 3
Ortiz, DOM -- 3
Tamura, JAP -- 3
Matsunaka, JAP -- 10
Gourriel, CUB -- 8
S. Lee, KOR -- 7
Nishioka, JAP -- 7
Suzuki, JAP -- 7
Griffey Jr., USA -- 10
S. Lee, KOR -- 10
Beltre, DOM -- 9
Tamura, JAP -- 9
Cantu, MEX -- 8
Cepeda, CUB -- 8
Lee, USA -- 8
Nishioka, JAP -- 8
Ogasawara, JAP -- 7
Urrutia, CUB -- 7
WON-LOST ERA SAVES
Matsuzaka, JAP -- 3-0
Seo, KOR -- 2-0
Son, KOR -- 2-0
Uehara, JAP -- 2-0
O. Perez, DOM -- 2-1
Romero, CUB -- 2-1
Bedard, CAN -- 0.00
Escobar, VAN -- 0.00
Grilli, ITA -- 0.00
Keng, TPE -- 0.00
Loewen, CAN -- 0.00
Marti, CUB -- 0.00
Martis, NED -- 0.00
Pan, TPE -- 0.00
C. Park, KOR -- 0.00
C. Park, KOR -- 3
Marti, CUB -- 2
14 tied with 1
GAMES PITCHED INNINGS PITCHED STRIKEOUTS
Koo, KOR -- 5
Otsuka, JAP -- 5
Santiago, PUR -- 5
13 tied with 4
Uehara, JPN -- 17.0
Colon, DOM -- 14.0
Seo, KOR -- 14.0
Watanabe, JPN -- 13.2
Matsuzaka, JPN -- 13.0
Marti, CUB -- 12.2
Lazo, CUB -- 11.0
C. Park, KOR -- 10.0
Loaiza, MEX -- 9.0
Uehara, JPN -- 16
Garcia, VEN -- 11
Marti, CUB -- 11
Clemens, USA -- 10
Matsuzaka, JPN -- 10
Santana, VEN -- 10
Cabrera, DOM -- 9
Romero, CUB -- 9

Team Statistics
BATTING PITCHING FIELDING
Team -- BA-R-HR Team -- ERA Team -- Errors (#G)
Japan -- .311-60-10
USA -- .289-33-9
Puerto Rico -- .286-32-8
Cuba --.283-44-8
Canada --.279-20-2
Netherlands -- .265-15-0
Chin.Taipei -- .265-15-1
Dom. Rep. -- .262-36-9
South Africa -- .253-12-0
Korea -- .243-26-6
Mexico -- .233-23-5
Italy -- .200-13-2
Venezuela -- .186-22-7
China -- .185-6-2
Panama -- .165-7-1
Australia -- .113-4-0
Korea -- 2.00
Puerto Rico -- 2.08
Japan -- 2.49
Dom. Rep. -- 2.57
Mexico -- 2.77
Venezuela -- 3.06
USA -- 3.75
Cuba -- 4.13
Italy -- 4.30
Panama -- 5.19
Netherlands -- 6.48
Chin. Taipei -- 6.84
Australia -- 6.85
Canada -- 7.33
China -- 9.72
South Africa -- 13.50
Korea -- 0 (7G)
Australia -- 3 (3G)
Chin. Taipei -- 3 (3G)
Italy -- 3 (3G)
USA -- 4 (6G)
Panama -- 4 (3G)
Canada -- 5 (3G)
Netherlands -- 5 (3G)
Mexico -- 5 (6G)
Venezuela -- 6 (6G)
Japan -- 7 (8G)
South Africa -- 7 (3G)
China -- 8 (3G)
Puerto Rico -- 8 (6G)
Dom. Rep. -- 8 (7G)
Cuba -- 11 (8G)