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Day 15 Saturday, August 23, 2008
TimeEventResults
08/23 10:30AM
USA JPN
Men's Bronze-Medal Game - Game 31 
United States vs Japan (8-4)
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08/23 18:00PM
CUB KOR
Men's Gold-Medal Game - Game 32 
Cuba vs South Korea (2-3)
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Baseball

Off the Olympic schedule in 2012, baseball will feature an 8-team round-robin schedule to determine who qualifies for the medal bracket.

Baseball Features

Cuba ends run on low noteCuba ends run on low note

Taking the medal stand alongside South Korea and the bronze-medal Americans, the Cuban players bowed their heads receiving their silver -- and most remained looking at the ground long after the medal was hung around their necks.

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2008 Baseball Medals

CountryGoldSilverBronzeTotal
KOR1001
CUB0101
USA0011

Live Commentary

NBCOlympics.com will live-stream baseball competitions from Beijing, featuring written commentary from Matthew Pouliot, Executive Editor at Rotoworld.

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Also see

  • Looking for a chance

    Looking for a chance

    The seven sports, including baseball, vying for a spot at the 2016 Olympics used the Beijing Games to promote their cause.

  • China gets win No. 1

    China gets win No. 1

    Trailing by four in the 12th inning, China rallied for its first-ever Olympic baseball victory.

  • Beanball: U.S.-China

    Beanball: U.S.-China

    Despite the 9-1 score, tension was high between the U.S. and China as there were six players hit by pitches.

  • Beijing: Medal ceremony

    Beijing: Medal ceremony

    South Korea, Cuba and the United States get the last baseball medals to be awarded at the Olympics.

  • Baseball's new king

    Baseball's new king

    After knocking off powerhouse Cuba in the gold medal game, South Korea takes to the field to celebrate.

  • Beijing: Bronze medal

    Beijing: Bronze medal

    Some thought the U.S. and Japan would play for gold; instead the two battled for the bronze.

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