From BR Bullpen
- The Caribes de Anzoátegui (logo pictured) win the Venezuelan League title.
- The Cangrejeros de Santurce claim their first Puerto Rican League championship in 15 years.
- The Tomateros de Culiacán take the Mexican Pacific League pennant.
- The Gigantes del Cibao win their first Dominican League title.
- Hall of Famer Ernie Banks, perhaps the most popular player in the history of the Chicago Cubs, dies at age 83.