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The 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games were the 4th Central American Games. They were held from February 11 through February 23, 1938 in Ciudad de Panamá, Panamá.

Flag of Cuba Cuba won its fourth straight title, with a 5-1 record. Agapito Mayor took the headlines with a 4-0 record, the only pitcher in the history of the event to post such a record. Natilla Jimenez got Cuba's other win, a shutout over El Salvador in which Jimenez also homered.

Flag of Panama Panama won Silver with a 4-2 performance; they had the top contact hitter (Eduardo Lanuza, .556) and top home run threat (Osvaldo Arleuwite, 2) in their second straight Silver Medal performance.

Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua (4-2) won Bronze, followed by Flag of Puerto Rico Puerto Rico (4-2), the only team to beat Cuba this year. Flag of Mexico Mexico was 3-3 to finish 5th. Flag of Venezuela Venezuela (1-5) was 6th, followed by last-place El Salvador (0-6).

Source: A History of Cuban Baseball by Peter Bjarkman

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