Category: World Baseball Classic - ワールド・ベースボール・クラシ

Visiting Puerto Rico

January 4, 2007

(December 28th) After spending a couple of days in Dallas, I flew over to San Juan, Puerto Rico, to watch some winter league games. This is a league that is played in the Caribbean, which is a tournament that played by teams from Puerto Rico, Venezuela, the Dominican Republic, and Mexico. The teams from these respective countries play a 50-game schedule and then the winners from each of the leagues moves on to the Caribbean Championship to play against each other. It is similar to the Konami Cup Asia Series that is played in Japan. Many young American players from the MLB come and play in the Championship and, of course, many Puerto Rican players do too.

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