WBSC (World Baseball and Softball Confederation) published the Men’s Baseball World Ranking on Jan 20th includes 85 national team programmes. Here are several notable details we would like to share:
Japan, the Olympic champion, stays on the top of the list.
Chinese Taipei overtakes Korea’s second place, due to its success in underage games of 2018 and 2019.
Mexico rises to the forth, which is the highest place they have ever reached. The United States falls to the fifth.
The biggest progress is made by Sweden, climbed from No.73 to No.40.
For Ranking Methodology:
Resource comes from wbsc.org