Major achievements in baseball and softball by nation


This article contains lists of achievements in major senior-level international baseball and softball tournaments according to first-place, second-place and third-place results obtained by teams representing different nations. The objective is not to create combined medal tables; the focus is on listing the best positions achieved by teams in major international tournaments, ranking the nations according to the most number of podiums accomplished by teams of these nations.

Results


For the making of these lists, results from following major international tournaments were consulted:

FormGoverning bodyTournamentEdition
FirstLatestNext
BaseballWBSC (formerly IBAF) & IOCMen's Baseball at the Summer Olympics (quadrennially[lower-alpha 1])199220082020
WBSC (formerly IBAF)Men's World Baseball Classic (quadrennially)200620172021
Men's WBSC Premier12 (quadrennially)201520192023
Men's Baseball World Cup (biennially)19382011Defunct
Women's Baseball World Cup (biennially)200420182020
SoftballWBSC (formerly ISF) & IOCWomen's Softball at the Summer Olympics (quadrennially[lower-alpha 1])199620082020
WBSC (formerly ISF)Men's Softball World Championship (biennially)196620192021
Women's Softball World Championship (biennially)196520182020

Medals for the demonstration events are NOT counted. Medals earned by athletes from defunct National Olympic Committees (NOCs) or historical teams are NOT merged with the results achieved by their immediate successor states. The International Olympic Committee (IOC) do NOT combine medals of these nations or teams.[1]

The tables are pre-sorted by total number of first-place results, second-place results and third-place results, then most first-place results, second-place results, respectively. When equal ranks are given, nations are listed in alphabetical order.

Baseball and softball

Men and women
Last updated after the 2019 WBSC Premier12 (As of 31 December 2019)
Baseball Softball Number of
Olympic Games World Baseball Classic Premier12 World Cup Olympic Games World Championship
Rk. Nation Men Men Men Men Women Women Men Women Total
1 United States7108
2 Japan5308
3 Australia2305
4 South Korea3104
5 Canada1214
6 Venezuela1124
7 Chinese Taipei0404
8 Cuba2103
9 Mexico0213
10 Dominican Republic2002
10 New Zealand2002
12 Puerto Rico1102
13 China0202
14 Argentina1001
14 Colombia1001
14 Great Britain1001
14 Netherlands1001
18 Nicaragua0101
18 Panama0101
20 Bahamas0011
20 Philippines0011
Men
Last updated after the 2019 WBSC Premier12 (As of 31 December 2019)
Baseball Softball Number of
Olympic Games World Baseball Classic Premier12 World Cup World Championship
Rk. Nation Men Men Men Men Men Total
1 United States4105
2 Japan2305
3 South Korea3104
4 Cuba2103
5 Venezuela1113
6 Mexico0213
7 Dominican Republic2002
8 Australia1102
8 Puerto Rico1102
10 Canada1012
11 Chinese Taipei0202
12 Argentina1001
12 Colombia1001
12 Great Britain1001
12 Netherlands1001
12 New Zealand1001
17 Nicaragua0101
17 Panama0101
19 Bahamas0011
Women
Last updated after the 2018 Women's Baseball World Cup (As of 31 December 2019)
Baseball Softball Number of
World Cup Olympic Games World Championship
Rk. Nation Women Women Women Total
1 Japan3003
1 United States3003
3 Australia1203
4 Canada0202
4 China0202
4 Chinese Taipei0202
7 New Zealand1001
8 Philippines0011
8 Venezuela0011

Baseball

Last updated after the 2019 WBSC Premier12 (As of 31 December 2019)
Baseball Number of
Olympic Games World Baseball Classic Premier12 World Cup
Rk. Nation Men Men Men Men Women Total
1 United States4105
2 Japan3205
3 South Korea3104
4 Cuba2103
5 Venezuela1023
6 Chinese Taipei0303
7 Dominican Republic2002
8 Puerto Rico1102
9 Australia0202
10 Canada0112
10 Mexico0112
12 Colombia1001
12 Great Britain1001
12 Netherlands1001
15 Nicaragua0101
15 Panama0101

Softball

Last updated after the 2019 WBSC Premier12 (As of 31 December 2019)
Softball Number of
Olympic Games World Championship
Rk. Nation Women Men Women Total
1 United States3003
2 Australia2103
2 Japan2103
4 New Zealand2002
5 Canada1102
6 China0202
7 Argentina1001
8 Chinese Taipei0101
8 Mexico0101
8 Venezuela0101
11 Bahamas0011
11 Philippines0011

See also


Notes


  1. Baseball and softball were removed from the program for the 2012 and 2016 Summer Olympics, but were added for the 2020 Summer Olympics.

References


General

Official results

Specific

  1. "Olympic Results, Gold Medalists and Official Records". International Olympic Committee. Retrieved 16 November 2018.