Baseball at the 1996 Summer Olympics


Baseball at the 1996 Summer Olympics

Infobox Baseball at the Olympics
year = 1996


gold = flagIOC|CUB|1996 Summer
silver = flagIOC|JPN|1996 Summer
bronze = flagIOC|USA|1996 Summer
others = flagicon|NCA flagicon|NED flagicon|ITA flagicon|AUS flagicon|KOR
location = Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium, Atlanta, Georgia, USA
date = July 20-July 29
semi = August 1
final = August 2

Baseball had its second appearance as an official medal sport at the 1996 Summer Olympics in Atlanta, Georgia, with games played at Atlanta-Fulton County Stadium. Eight nations competed, with the preliminary phase consisting of each team playing every other team. Playoffs were then held, with the four highest ranked teams advancing. For the semifinals, the 1st place team played the 4th place team and the 2nd place team played against the 3rd place team. The winners of those semifinals competed against each other for the gold medal, with the loser getting the silver medal. The teams defeated in the semifinal played a match for the bronze medal.

Baseball was an event open only to male amateurs.

Medallists

Day 3 (July 22)

Day 4 (July 23)

Day 5 (July 24)

emifinals (August 1)

Final (August 2)

Final Standings


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