Baseball for the Thinking Fan

Login | Register | Feedback

btf_logo
You are here > Home > Baseball Newsstand > Baseball Primer Newsblog > Discussion
Baseball Primer Newsblog
— The Best News Links from the Baseball Newsstand

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
  Tags: cuba

Reader Comments and Retorts

Go to end of page

Statements posted here are those of our readers and do not represent the BaseballThinkFactory. Names are provided by the poster and are not verified. We ask that posters follow our submission policy. Please report any inappropriate comments.

   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.

You must be Registered and Logged In to post comments.

 

 

<< Back to main

BBTF Partner

Support BBTF

donate

Thanks to
Dingbat_Charlie
for his generous support.

Bookmarks

You must be logged in to view your Bookmarks.

Hot Topics

NewsblogOMNICHATTER 5-22-15
(13 - 6:17pm, May 22)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogBBTF 2015 Shooty Memorial Softball Meet-up!
(235 - 6:17pm, May 22)
Last: Greg K

Newsblog45 Ruth Pics from Library of Congress
(8 - 6:15pm, May 22)
Last: Morty Causa

NewsblogOTP - May 2015: Jeb Bush would like to watch baseball with Teddy Roosevelt and Pitbull
(3681 - 6:15pm, May 22)
Last: snapper (history's 42nd greatest monster)

NewsblogPaul White: For baseball lifer, game goes on
(1 - 6:10pm, May 22)
Last: Tom Ryan

NewsblogRed Sox have quite a stockpile of talent in Greenville - Sports - The Boston Globe
(19 - 6:08pm, May 22)
Last: SY Ruined School Lunches!

NewsblogPrimer Dugout (and link of the day) 5-22-2015
(35 - 6:08pm, May 22)
Last: Der-K is at half whelm.

NewsblogOT: Monthly NBA Thread - May 2015
(1870 - 6:00pm, May 22)
Last: sardonic

NewsblogAT&T Ad Showing First Woman In Major League Baseball Draws Strong Reactions
(238 - 5:43pm, May 22)
Last: You Know Nothing JT Snow (YR)

NewsblogRicketts Family Buys 3 More Rooftops Across From Wrigley Field « CBS Chicago
(59 - 5:37pm, May 22)
Last: The Yankee Clapper

NewsblogBrewers pitcher Will Smith ejected for using foreign substance
(15 - 5:00pm, May 22)
Last: Perry

NewsblogHolding Separate Elections For Player and Non-Player Candidates Would Greatly Improve the Hall of Fame's Era Ballot Vote Process
(5 - 4:49pm, May 22)
Last: What did Billy Ripken have against ElRoy Face?

NewsblogRemembering How Mike Trout's Road to the Red Sox Was Detoured
(11 - 4:36pm, May 22)
Last: Mattbert

NewsblogOT: 2015 NHL Playoff thread
(453 - 3:52pm, May 22)
Last: PASTE Thinks This Trout Kid Might Be OK (Zeth)

NewsblogKeith Hernandez gets part of the credit for Lucas Duda's southpaw success
(17 - 3:40pm, May 22)
Last: Beleaguered Mets Fan

Page rendered in 0.1769 seconds
48 querie(s) executed