Monterrey, Nuevo León

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Monterrey is the capital of the northern Mexican state of Nuevo León. Monterrey is a large industrial city (the third most populous city in the country) located 50 miles north-east of Saltillo, Coahuila, and 150 miles south of Nuevo Laredo, Tamaulipas.

Monterrey was the first Mexican city to host a regular season major league game; this was on August 16, 1996, a two-game series between the New York Mets and the San Diego Padres at Estadio de béisbol Monterrey. The experience was repeated in 1999 and is scheduled to take place again in 2018.

The city has also hosted a number of international tournaments, including the 1992 Junior World Championship and the 2001 World Youth Championship. A team from Monterrey won the Little League World Series in 1957 and 1958.

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Further Reading[edit]

  • Andrew Mearns: "Remembering the first time that Major League Baseball came to Mexico", "Cut4", mlb.com, November 13, 2017. [1]