Criollos de Caguas

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The Criollos de Caguas were one of the founding members of the Puerto Rican League. They have won titles in 1941, 1948, 1950, 1954, 1956, 1958, 1960, 1968, 1974, 1977, 1979, 1981, 1987, 2001, 2011, 2013, 2017 and 2018 to tie for the most. They won the Caribbean Series in 1954, 1974, 1987, 2017 and 2018.

Notable Criollos players have included Luis Olmo, Roy Campanella, Bill Byrd, Hank Aaron, Vic Power, Roberto Clemente, Juan Gonzalez, José Cruz, Sr., Ed Figueroa, Felix Mantilla, Carmelo Martinez, Félix Millán, Héctor Cruz, Jerry Morales, Jose Pagan, Juan Pizarro, Sixto Lezcano, Alexis Ríos, Ivan Rodriguez, Tommy Davis, Ferguson Jenkins, Tom Lasorda, Sandy Koufax, Earl Wilson, Gary Carter, Mike Schmidt, Cal Ripken Jr., Eddie Murray, Don Mattingly, Raúl Casanova, Roberto Alomar and Willie Montanez.

Managers have included Luis Olmo, Mickey Owen, Ben Geraghty, Vic Power, Bobby Wine, Jim Bunning, Doc Edwards, Félix Millán, Luis Matos and Tim Foli.

Alex Cora became the team's General Manager in 2012.

Further Reading[edit]

  • Thomas E. Van Hyning: "Caguas Criollos: Five Caribbean Series Crowns and Cooperstown Connections", Baseball Research Journal, SABR, Vol. 47, Nr. 1 (spring 2018), pp. 7-16.

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