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Taiwan pro baseball league to hold spectator-less games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) announced Wednesday (May 12) that it will hold all games scheduled until June 8 without spectators in response to ...

Fearsome cosplayers from Taiwan, 'most dangerous place on Earth'

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The featured image is one of a number of memes that Taiwanese and foreign residents of Taiwan posted in response to The Economist's headline for its latest edition. ...

Taiwan's baseball team sets record with 156 ceremonial first pitches

The Tianmu-based Wei Chuan Dragons professional baseball team celebrated their 2021 home opener on Friday (March 26) by breaking a world record, as some 156 people simultaneously threw out the ceremon...

Oscar winner Ang Lee throws out first pitch at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Academy-award winning Taiwanese director Ang Lee (李安) on Friday (March 19) threw out the first pitch at the Xinzhuang Baseball Stadium in New Taipei City, as the Fubon Gua...

Taiwan hospital staff to throw first pitch at baseball opener

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Staff at Taoyuan General Hospital, the epicenter of a domestic coronavirus cluster earlier this year, will throw out the first pitch for the Rakuten Monkeys' opener ag...

Taiwanese pitcher in international spotlight for impressive debut

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Hsu Jo-hsi (徐若熙), a 20-year-old pitcher on the Wei Chuan Dragons, has emerged into the international spotlight following his impressive debut, in which he struck out 11 ba...

Tainan stadium packed with fans in pro baseball's season opener

The Tainan Municipal Baseball Stadium had a big crowd of 7,800 fans in the season opener of Taiwan's 2021 pro baseball season on Saturday, with the visiting CTBC Brothers topping the defending cha...

Taiwan pro baseball league to start preseason

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) will launch its 2021 preseason Friday (Feb. 26) as players get ready for the regular season. Entering its 32nd ...

Uni-President Lions clinch Taiwan Series title in 7-4 win

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — The Uni-President Lions have defeated the CTBC Brothers 7-4 in Game 7 of the Taiwan Series Sunday (Nov. 8) to secure the 2020 Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) t...

Photo of the Day: Severed fish head mascot spotted at Taiwan baseball game

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — This photo of a dancing disembodied fish mascot at a baseball game in southern Taiwan had foreign netizens scratching their heads last week. The photographer, Chen Chin...

Taiwan baseball player Chen Po-yu signs with MLB team

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwanese pitcher Chen Po-yu (陳柏毓) has signed a contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates to become the country's latest athlete to appear on the international stage. On...

AIT encourages CPBL to add name 'Taiwan' in overseas ads

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan's Chinese Professional Baseball League (CPBL) said Saturday (May 9) that it received advice from the American Institute in Taiwan (AIT) on ways to prevent being...

Taiwan considers allowing 2,000 fans to attend baseball games

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — After baseball games with 1,000 fans present were played without incident on Friday (May 8), the Central Epidemic Command Center (CECC) is considering doubling the limit. ...

Taiwan the first to open pro baseball games to fans in 2020

Taiwan's professional baseball league has become the first in the world to play before spectators, admitting up to 1,000 fans to each of its two scheduled games Friday evening. In addition to t...

Taiwan baseball to allow 1,000 fans per game starting Friday

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) — Taiwan professional baseball (CPBL) will become the first majors in the world to bring fans back into the stadium on Friday (May 8), after the Central Epidemic Command Cen...