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Cervecería Caracas was a team in the Venezuelan League, one of the circuit's founding members in 1945. They won championships in 1947-1948, 1948-1949 and 1951-1952. They finished second in the 1949 Caribbean Series and third in the 1952 Caribbean Series. José Casanova managed the team in its glory days and a key pitcher was Daniel Canónico. The franchise would change owners and name prior to the 1952/1953 Season becoming the Leones del Caracas and adding 17 Venezuelan League titles plus 2 Caribbean Series titles in 1982 and 2006.