1962-1963 Cuban National League
The second Serie Nacional was won by Industriales, formerly Habana, who were managed by Ramón Carneado. The team defeated Orientales in a best-of-three playoff after both teams ended the season tied at 16 – 14. The newly rechristened team took on a similar identity to the professional league's Almendares club, having uniforms of the same royal blue color.
The league had a great deal of parity as third place Occidentales were one game back at 15 - 15 while last place Azucareros had a 13 - 17 record. Cuban national team manager Gilberto Torres assumed the helm of Occidentales after the ousting of Fermín Guerra.
The first test of the Serie Nacional as a selection aid for the national team was at the fourth Pan American Games staged in late-April and early-May in São Paulo, Brazil. The team comprised, primarily of Serie Nacional players, won the tournament with a 7 and 1 record; the team's single lost was a 5 – 2 decision against México.
- Bold indicates Serie Nacional champion
The first Juego de las Estrellas (All-Star Game) was held in Havana. In the game, Oriente defeated Occidentales by a score of 5 to 0. Oriente had 9 hits to Occidentales's 5, while the errors were 3 to 1 in favor of Oriente. The winning pitcher was Florentino Alfonso and the losing pitcher was Juan Medina.
- Bold indicates either wooden bat record or aluminum bat record (1976-1977 to 1998-1999), Italics indicate Serie Nacional record
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