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The 1970-1971 season was the tenth season of Cuba's national baseball system.

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[edit] Serie Nacional

The tenth Serie Nacional was won by Azucareros, who were closely followed - within three games - by a group including La Habana, Granjeros and Industriales. The team was managed by Pedro Pérez Delgado. The post-season All-Star Series which was canceled in the IX Serie Nacional, returned following the 66-game season. For the first time in the four-year history of the Rookie of the Year Award, it was not handed out.

[edit] Standings

Bold indicates Serie Nacional champion
Team G W L T WPCT GB
Azucareros 65 49 16 0 0.754 -.-
La Habana 66 48 18 0 0.727 1.5
Granjeros 66 47 19 0 0.712 2.5
Industriales 66 47 19 0 0.712 2.5
Mineros 66 40 26 0 0.606 9.5
Henequeneros 66 40 26 0 0.606 9.5
Vegueros 65 29 36 0 0.446 20.0
Oriente 66 23 42 1 0.354 26.0
Las Villas 66 22 43 1 0.338 27.0
Camagüey 66 20 46 0 0.303 29.5
Matanzas 66 18 48 0 0.273 31.5
Pinar del Río 66 11 55 0 0.167 38.5

[edit] Leaders

Bold indicates either wooden bat record or aluminum bat record (1976-1977 to 1998-1999), Italics indicate Serie Nacional record

[edit] Batting

Stat Leader Team Number Notes
Batting Average Rigoberto Rosique Henequeneros .352 68 hits in 193 at-bats
Runs Scored Antonio Jiménez La Habana 53
Base Hits Elpidio Mancebo Mineros 77
Doubles Antonio Muñoz Azucareros 19
Triples Antonio Jiménez
Pedro Cruz
La Habana
Granjeros
6
Home Runs Miguel Cuevas Granjeros 10
Runs Batted In Armando Capiró Industriales 51
Base-on-Balls Elpidio Mancebo Mineros 45
Intentional Base-on-Balls Orestes Noroña
Evelio Hernández
Matanzas
Henequeneros
8
Hit-by-Pitch Asterio Zaldívar Mineros 8
Strikeouts Lázaro Pérez Azucareros 54
Sacrifice Hit Bienvenido Ceballos Pinar del Río 8
Sacrifice Fly Armando Capiró Industriales 7
Stolen Bases Antonio Jiménez La Habana 43

[edit] Pitching

Stat Leader Team Number Notes
Wins Antonio Jiménez Industriales 14
Win-Loss Percentage Antonio Jiménez Industriales 0.933 14 - 1
Earned Run Average Manuel Hurtado Industriales 0.67 8 ER in 107.2 IP
Innings Pitched Rodoberto Pan Las Villas 143.1
Games Pitched Eduardo de la Torre Matanzas 24
Games Started Walfrido Ruiz
Rodoberto Pan
José Cruz
Braudilio Vinent
Roberto Valdés
La Habana
Las Villas
Camagüey
Mineros
Mineros
15
Games Relieved Eduardo de la Torre Matanzas 22
Complete Games Rodoberto Pan Las Villas 14
Shutouts Walfrido Ruiz
Braudilio Vinent
La Habana
Mineros
6
Hits Allowed Rodoberto Pan Las Villas 123
Strikeouts Braudilio Vinent Mineros 112
Base-on-Balls Juan Riscal Camagüey 65
Intentional Base-on-Balls Adalberto Herrera Pinar del Río 15
Hit Batters Braudilio Vinent Mineros 9

[edit] Award Winners

The Most Valuable Player (Jugadores más Valiosos) was Antonio Jiménez a pitcher with Industriales. The Most Valuable Pitcher (Lanzadores más Valiosos) was Antonio Jiménez of Industriales. Heriberto Arbolaez of Las Villas was the Series' Rookie of the Year (Novatos del Año).

[edit] All-Star Series

The third All-Star Series featured two teams playing a 9-game series. Occidentales, managed by Pedro Cháves, defeated Orientales, 6 to 3.

[edit] Leaders

[edit] Batting

[edit] Pitching

[edit] Sources

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