1966 South American Championship

From BR Bullpen

The 1966 South American Championship was held in Guayaquil, Ecuador. Host Flag of Ecuador Ecuador defended their title, but would not win another South American Championship in the next 50 years. The finale took place December 1, 1966 at Estadio Aurelio Yeyo Úraga. Eloy Guerrero drove in Ramón Sotomayor with the winning run in the 9th for a 4-3 finale. Ecuador's other players were Ricardo ‘Chico’ Rodríguez, William Luzuriaga, José Banchón, Bonifacio Morán, Alfredo Portalanza, José de la Gasca, Olmedo Arroba, Raúl Martínez, Francisco Panchón Sánchez, Raúl Látigo Gutiérrez,Pedro Fuentes, Edmundo Viteri, Mikelmo Pérez, Félix Avilés, Pedro Murrieta, July Trottman, Eduardo Salcedo, Luis Calamaris and Francisco de la Torre. They were managed by Reinaldo Ramírez with coaches Francisco Coimbre and José Pichardo. Second-place Flag of Brazil Brazil's rosters included Yasuda, Toyonaga and Tsuji (surname unknown). Flag of Argentina Argentina, Flag of Chile Chile and Flag of Peru Peru were the other teams.

Source: 2016 El Universo article on the 50th anniversary of the tournament