1959 Central American and Caribbean Games
From BR Bullpen
Puerto Rico won their first Central American and Caribbean Games Gold in baseball; it would be 43 years until the second. They went 7-1 and then beat Venezuela in the finale. Jose Marrero and ?R. Paulino? each went 2-0 while Pedro Perez had a 0.00 ERA. Woody Huyke would go on to a long minor league managerial career.
Mexico placed fourth at 2-6.
Netherlands Antilles was winless in their 8 games to bring up the rear. B. Hoftjzer led with 5 steals.
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