Photo Credit: The Japan Times

By Zane Miller

On Saturday, August 7th, 2021, Japan defeated the United States 2-0 to win the sixth gold medal in Olympic baseball history. It was the first gold medal for Japan in Olympic baseball. The United States earned the silver medal with the loss, claiming their second silver medal in Olympic baseball. The Dominican Republic defeated South Korea 10-6 in the bronze medal game, grabbing their first bronze medal in Olympic baseball history. The tournament was held in Japan, with Tokyo as the host city.

2021 Final Standings

1. Japan (2-0, 1.000) (Gold)

2. United States (2-0, 1.000) (Silver)

3. Dominican Republic (1-1, .500) (Bronze)

4. South Korea (1-1, .500)

5. Israel (0-2, .000)

6. Mexico (0-2, .000)

Game Results

Medalists final game starting lineups

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