Domingo Santana (minors01)
- Bats Right, Throws Right
Domingo Santana was a second baseman for six seasons in the Mexican League who was later a manager for over a decade.
Santana was with Agrario de México in 1937, the first season for which Mexican League statistics are available; he went 21 for 66 with a walk, two doubles and five steals. He was with the Mexican national team in the 1938 Central American and Caribbean Games. In 1939, he hit .253/.280/.304 for the Indios de Anáhuac. He did not play in 1940-1941, when the league was heavily populated by Negro League and Cuban players. When the foreign players departed (for the most part) in 1942, Santana returned to bat .282/.359/.334 as a starter for the Mexico City Red Devils. He did not play in 1943, then split 1944 between Mexico City and the Veracruz Blues (.268/.369/.348). He saw little action for the Tuneros de San Luis Potosi (1 for 4) in 1946 and the Jalisco Charros (2 for 4) in 1951. Overall, he had a .275/.343/.333 batting line in 224 LMB games.
Year-by-Year Managerial Record
|1952||Dorados de Chihuahua||Arizona-Texas League||--||--||replaced by Marvin Williams|
|1957||Saraperos de Saltillo||Central Mexican League||--||--||replaced by Jose Luis St. Claire|
|1960||Tuneros de San Luis||Mexican Center League||47-52||5th||none|
|1961||Tuneros de San Luis||Mexican Center League||56-64||4th||Sultanes de Monterrey||none|
|1962||Tuneros de San Luis||Mexican Center League||56-64||4th||Sultanes de Monterrey||none|
|1963||Guanajuato Tuzos||Mexican Center League||69-41||1st||none League Champs|
|1964||Guanajuato Tuzos||Mexican Center League||67-52||2nd||none|
|1965||Guanajuato Tuzos||Mexican Center League||80-59||3rd||none|
|1966||Guanajuato Tuzos||Mexican Center League||77-57||2nd||League Champs|
|1967||Guanajuato Tuzos||Mexican Center League||55-84||6th||none|
|1969||Ciudad Mante Broncos||Mexican Center League||68-58||4th|