The first World Baseball Top 12 Tournament ended with the victory of the South Korean team. Hublot, a Swiss luxury watchmaker, sponsored the event and served as a partner and official timekeeper. The brand presented the classic fusion series ‘World Baseball Federation’ limited watches to the representatives of the top four teams, which are Lee Da-ho of South Korea, Adam Frazier of United States and Tetsuto Yamada of Japan.
The World’s Top 12 Baseball Games is a new international event, with the top 12 teams competing fiercely on the baseball field. The 12 teams were divided into Group A and Group B. The top 4 of each group were promoted to the top 8 and participated in the single elimination tournament held in Taiwan. Finally, the 4 teams from Group B successfully held the victory.
On Saturday, November 21, the third place scramble started between Japan and Mexico. After the game, Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe presented Japanese team player Tetsuto Yamada with the classic fusion series ‘World Baseball Federation’ limited edition watch.
On the same day, the final match between South Korea and the United States. After the match, South Korean player Kim Hyun-soo won the MVP for his outstanding performance. At the award ceremony, Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe presented him with the classic fusion series ‘World Baseball Federation’ limited watch.
Hublot CEO Ricardo Guadalupe said: ‘As a major partner of the first World Baseball 12, I was deeply attracted by the wonderful game. Through this cooperation, Hublot continues to integrate watchmaking, luxury, Innovation and movement, interpreting the art of fusion. ‘