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Friday, December 21, 2012

Cuba Recalls 138 Years of the First Official Baseball Game

Did Minoso get an AB that year?

The sports authorities in the western Cuban province of Matanzas will commemorate here the 138 years of the first official baseball game on the archipelago, with a program that includes a scientific event on that discipline.
According to the agenda released today the opening of the meeting will be on Wednesday at Palmar de Junco Stadium in this city, 100 kilometers east of Havana.

Theoretical debates among researchers and historians, book presentations, panels and a meeting with executives of tourism and tour operators will take place in that opening day.

The next day when will be recall the game and there will be a match within the 52 National Series, between Mayabeque and Matanzas, tied with two other baseball teams on top of the competition.

On December 27, 1874 was held at Palmar de Junco the first official game of ball, as it is known in the country that competitive specialty, the Cubans’ passion.

Repoz Posted: December 21, 2012 at 01:45 PM | 2 comment(s) Login to Bookmark
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   1. RoyalsRetro (AG#1F) Posted: December 21, 2012 at 02:00 PM (#4330380)
I believe Orlando Hernandez pitched in that game.
   2. Hello Rusty Kuntz, Goodbye Rusty Cars Posted: December 21, 2012 at 02:27 PM (#4330407)
Julio Franco started, but he was pulled for a younger player as a defensive replacement.

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