Good on you, join the fun.
Darn Right ! Baseball is the biggest game in town…
Taiwan pro baseball (CPBL) usually starts around the beginning of March, and each of the six teams plays a 100-game schedule; so far as we know, the schedule for the 2005 season has not yet been fixed.
You could check out the league’s official website: www.cpbl.com.tw ; but it’s mostly in Chinese (has only one section in English on league history and major events), so get a friend to help out.
Two websites with useful discussion threads (in English) on Taiwan pro baseball are:
By the way, there is no such thing as a home team for Taipei City. The six franchises do not have a “home park” per se, but plays in a sort of rotating circuit throughout the ball parks in major cities of Taiwan, including Taipei, Hsinchu, Taichung, and Kaohsiung.
Pro teams in Taiwan are named after the corporate owners’ brand-names / enterprises:
- Sinon Bulls
- President Lions
- Brother Elephants
- Chinatrust Whales
- Macoto Cobras
- La New Bears
Two more months to go before season opener !