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The 1950 Central American and Caribbean Games were held in Guatemala City, Guatemala from February 25 through March 12, 1950.

Flag of Cuba Cuba, managed by Oscar Reyes, bounced back from 1946's performance to go 7-0 and take Gold. They edged 1946 Gold Medalists Colombia by a 2-1 margin only. Sandy Amoros was the star, hitting 6 home runs in 7 games while batting .370.

Flag of Mexico Mexico went 6-1 to take Silver. Manuel Jacques led with a .474 average while David Reatiga went 3-0.

Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua was 4-3 and won Bronze.

Flag of Colombia Colombia fell from first last time to 4th here with a 4-3 mark.

Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica went 3-4 to place 5th.

Flag of El Salvador El Salvador lost by only one to Cuba but otherwise was not competitive, going 2-5.

Flag of Honduras Honduras was 1-6 to tie for last.

Flag of Guatemala Guatemala did not benefit much from home field advantage, going 1-6 to tie for last.

Source: A History of Cuban Baseball by Peter Bjarkman

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