1986 Central American Games

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The 1986 Central American Games were held in Guatemala City in January 1986. Flag of Nicaragua Nicaragua won the title, going 5-1. Other teams included Flag of Guatemala Guatemala, Bronze Medalist Flag of Honduras Honduras and Silver Medalist Flag of Costa Rica Costa Rica. It was Costa Rica's best Medal in baseball in a Central American Games through 2017.

Nicaragua got strong performances from Berney Baltodano (2 W), Elry Britton (a leading .667 average; he led the team with 4 doubles, 3 steals and 8 runs), Juan Garmendez (8 R, 8 RBI), Tomás Guzmán (a leading 3 HR and 8 RBI), Julio Medina (.538, a tourney-high 14 hits and 8 runs) and Javier Vado (2 W).

Also see 1986 Central American Games (Rosters)