1955 Caribbean Series

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The seventh edition of the Caribbean Series (Serie del Caribe) was played in 1955.wikipedia
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1955 in baseball

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The seventh edition of the Caribbean Series (Serie del Caribe) was played in 1955.
1955 Caribbean Series: Cangrejeros de Santurce

Caribbean Series

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The seventh edition of the Caribbean Series (Serie del Caribe) was played in 1955.

Don Zimmer

The Cangrejeros club was managed by Herman Franks and led by the dynamic shortstop Don Zimmer, who posted a .400 batting average (8-for-20) with a .950 slugging and led the hitters with three home runs.
He also played winter baseball with the Elefantes de Cienfuegos and the Tigres de Marianao of the Cuban League during the 1952–53 season, as well as for the 1954–55 Puerto Rican League champion Cangrejeros de Santurce en route to the 1955 Caribbean Series.

Joe Margoneri

José Bracho (2-0, 0.53 ERA) led a pitching staff that included Emilio Cueche (1-1, 2.00), Joe Margoneri (1-0, 2.00), Ramón Monzant (0-1, 3.27) and reliever Bill Kennedy (1-0), 0.00).
After being discharged from military service, Margoneri pitched for the Navegantes del Magallanes club of the Venezuelan Winter League, and was responsible for the only defeat suffered by the Puerto Rican Cangrejeros de Santurce champion team, 7–2, in the closing game of the 1955 Caribbean Series.

Pablo García (baseball)

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The offensive was led by part-time OF Pablo García, who hit .500 (6-for-12), including three runs, six RBI and a .917 SLG.
As the league champion, Magallanes represented Venezuela in the 1955 Caribbean Series.

Luis Olmo

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Puerto Rico also had veteran OF Luis Rodríguez Olmo in addition to Tite Arroyo (P) and George Crowe (1B).
Olmo returned to the Series with Santurce in its 1955 title, and also played as a reinforcement for fourth-place Senadores de San Juan in 1952.

Luis García (third baseman)

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two HR, four RBI), RF George Wilson (.381, five RBI, .762 SLG), 3B Luis García (6-for-21, two runs, two RBI) and Chico Carrasquel (five runs, four RBI).
Magallanes won the 1954–1955 pennant, four games ahead, en route to the 1955 Caribbean Series.

Emilio Cueche

José Bracho (2-0, 0.53 ERA) led a pitching staff that included Emilio Cueche (1-1, 2.00), Joe Margoneri (1-0, 2.00), Ramón Monzant (0-1, 3.27) and reliever Bill Kennedy (1-0), 0.00).
The 1955 Caribbean Series was held at Estadio Universitario in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela, which boosted capacity to 22,690 seats.

José Bracho

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José Bracho (2-0, 0.53 ERA) led a pitching staff that included Emilio Cueche (1-1, 2.00), Joe Margoneri (1-0, 2.00), Ramón Monzant (0-1, 3.27) and reliever Bill Kennedy (1-0), 0.00).
Bracho was very solid in six Caribbean Series, while appearing in the 1949, 1951, 1952, 1953, 1955 and 1958 tournaments.

George Wilson (baseball)

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two HR, four RBI), RF George Wilson (.381, five RBI, .762 SLG), 3B Luis García (6-for-21, two runs, two RBI) and Chico Carrasquel (five runs, four RBI).
In addition, he had two productive seasons for the Navegantes del Magallanes of the Venezuela Winter League and played in the 1955 Caribbean Series.

Roger Bowman

The starting staff was composed by Cholly Naranjo (1-0, 2.00 ERA), Joe Hatten (1-1, 3.00), Red Munger (0-1, 7.50) and Roger Bowman (0-1, 5.00).
Besides, he pitched for Almendares in the 1955 Caribbean Series.

Bill Kennedy (1948–57 pitcher)

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José Bracho (2-0, 0.53 ERA) led a pitching staff that included Emilio Cueche (1-1, 2.00), Joe Margoneri (1-0, 2.00), Ramón Monzant (0-1, 3.27) and reliever Bill Kennedy (1-0), 0.00).
*1955 Caribbean Series

Bob Lennon

Also in the roster were outfielders Bob Lennon (5-for-19) and Dalmiro Finol (2-for-13).
In between, Lennon played winter with the Navegantes del Magallanes in Venezuela add the Cangrejeros de Santurce in Puerto Rico, appearing for them in the Caribbean Series in the 1955 and 1959 editions, respectively.

Cuba (disambiguation)

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It was held from February 10 through February 15, featuring the champion baseball teams from Cuba, Alacranes de Almendares; Panama, Carta Vieja Yankees; Puerto Rico, Cangrejeros de Santurce, and Venezuela, Navegantes del Magallanes.

Almendares (baseball)

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It was held from February 10 through February 15, featuring the champion baseball teams from Cuba, Alacranes de Almendares; Panama, Carta Vieja Yankees; Puerto Rico, Cangrejeros de Santurce, and Venezuela, Navegantes del Magallanes.

Panama

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It was held from February 10 through February 15, featuring the champion baseball teams from Cuba, Alacranes de Almendares; Panama, Carta Vieja Yankees; Puerto Rico, Cangrejeros de Santurce, and Venezuela, Navegantes del Magallanes.

Panamanian Professional Baseball League

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It was held from February 10 through February 15, featuring the champion baseball teams from Cuba, Alacranes de Almendares; Panama, Carta Vieja Yankees; Puerto Rico, Cangrejeros de Santurce, and Venezuela, Navegantes del Magallanes.

Cangrejeros de Santurce (baseball)

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It was held from February 10 through February 15, featuring the champion baseball teams from Cuba, Alacranes de Almendares; Panama, Carta Vieja Yankees; Puerto Rico, Cangrejeros de Santurce, and Venezuela, Navegantes del Magallanes.

Venezuela

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It was held from February 10 through February 15, featuring the champion baseball teams from Cuba, Alacranes de Almendares; Panama, Carta Vieja Yankees; Puerto Rico, Cangrejeros de Santurce, and Venezuela, Navegantes del Magallanes.

Navegantes del Magallanes

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It was held from February 10 through February 15, featuring the champion baseball teams from Cuba, Alacranes de Almendares; Panama, Carta Vieja Yankees; Puerto Rico, Cangrejeros de Santurce, and Venezuela, Navegantes del Magallanes.

Estadio Universitario de Caracas

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The games were played at Estadio Universitario in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela, which boosted capacity to 22,690 seats, while the ceremonial first pitch was thrown by Marcos Pérez Jiménez, by then the President of Venezuela.

Ceremonial first pitch

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The games were played at Estadio Universitario in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela, which boosted capacity to 22,690 seats, while the ceremonial first pitch was thrown by Marcos Pérez Jiménez, by then the President of Venezuela.

Marcos Pérez Jiménez

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The games were played at Estadio Universitario in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela, which boosted capacity to 22,690 seats, while the ceremonial first pitch was thrown by Marcos Pérez Jiménez, by then the President of Venezuela.

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The games were played at Estadio Universitario in Caracas, the capital city of Venezuela, which boosted capacity to 22,690 seats, while the ceremonial first pitch was thrown by Marcos Pérez Jiménez, by then the President of Venezuela.

Manager (baseball)

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The Cangrejeros club was managed by Herman Franks and led by the dynamic shortstop Don Zimmer, who posted a .400 batting average (8-for-20) with a .950 slugging and led the hitters with three home runs.