Mexican Pacific League


Mexican Pacific League
Mexican Pacific League
Current season or competition:
2011 Mexican Pacific League season
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Sport Baseball
Founded 1970
Commissioner Omar Canizales Soto[1]
No. of teams Mexican Pacific League Teams[2]
Country(ies)  Mexico (8 teams)
Continent North America
Most recent champion(s) Yaquis de Obregón (5th title)
Most titles Naranjeros de Hermosillo (14 titles)[3]
TV partner(s) Megacable
TVC Deportes
Televisoras Grupo Pacífico
Official website LMP.mx

The Mexican Pacific League (Spanish: Liga Mexicana del Pacífico or LMP) is a winter minor baseball league in Mexico. The eight-team league's regular season runs from October to December and is followed by a playoff series in January to determine the league champion. The league's winner takes part in the Caribbean Series each year.

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History

Founded in 1957, the league was also known as the Liga Invernal de Sonora (English: Sonora Winter League) and the Liga Sonora-Sinaloa (English: Sonora-Sinaloa League) before adopting its present name in 1970.[4]

Current Teams

Team City Stadium Founded
Tomateros de Culiacán Culiacán, Sinaloa Estadio General Angel Flores 1965
Algodoneros de Guasave Guasave, Sinaloa Estadio Francisco Carranza Limón 1965
Venados de Mazatlán Mazatlán, Sinaloa Estadio Teodoro Mariscal 1945
Águilas de Mexicali Mexicali, Baja California Estadio Casas GEO 1948
Cañeros de Los Mochis Los Mochis, Sinaloa Estadio Emilio Ibarra Almada 1947
Naranjeros de Hermosillo Hermosillo, Sonora Estadio De Béisbol Héctor Espino 1958
Mayos de Navojoa Navojoa Estadio Manuel "Ciclón" Echeverría 1958
Yaquis de Obregón Ciudad Obregón Estadio Tomás Oroz Gaytán 1959

Defunct Teams

  • Ostioneros de Guaymas (Guaymas Oystermen)
  • Rieleros de Empalme (Empalme Railmen)
  • Potros de Tijuana (Tijuana Colts)

Champions

Liga de la Costa del Pacífico

Season Champion
1945-46 Venados de Mazatlán
1946-47 Presidentes de Hermosillo
1947-48 Ostioneros de Guaymas
1948-49 Tacuarineros de Culiacán
1949-50 Tacuarineros de Culiacán
1950-51 Vacant
1951-52 Tacuarineros de Culiacán
1952-53 Venados de Mazatlán
1953-54 Venados de Mazatlán
1954-55 Venados de Mazatlán
1955-56 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1956-57 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1957-58 Venados de Mazatlán

Liga Invernal de Sonora

Season Champion
1958-59 Ostioneros de Guaymas
1959-60 Ostioneros de Guaymas
1960-61 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1961-62 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1962-63 Ostioneros de Guaymas
1963-64 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1964-65 Ostioneros de Guaymas

Liga Sonora-Sinaloa

season Champion
1965-66 Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón
1966-67 Tomateros de Culiacán
1967-68 Ostioneros de Guaymas
1968-69 Cañeros de Los Mochis
1969-70 Tomateros de Culiacán

Liga Mexicana del Pacífico

Season Champion
1970-71 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1971-72 Algodoneros de Guasave
1972-73 Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón
1973-74 Venados de Mazatlán
1974-75 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1975-76 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1976-77 Venados de Mazatlán
1977-78 Tomateros de Culiacán
1978-79 Mayos de Navojoa
1979-80 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1980-81 Yaquis de Ciudad Obregón
1981-82 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1982-83 Tomateros de Culiacán
1983-84 Cañeros de Los Mochis
1984-85 Tomateros de Culiacán
1985-86 Águilas de Mexicali
1986-87 Venados de Mazatlán
1987-88 Potros de Tijuana
1988-89 Águilas de Mexicali
1989-90 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1990-91 Potros de Tijuana
1991-92 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1992-93 Venados de Mazatlán
1993-94 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1994-95 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
1995-96 Tomateros de Culiacán
1996-97 Tomateros de Culiacán
1997-98 Venados de Mazatlán
1998-99 Águilas de Mexicali
1999-2000 Mayos de Navojoa
2000-01 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
2001-02 Tomateros de Culiacán
2002-03 Cañeros de Los Mochis
2003-04 Tomateros de Culiacán
2004-05 Venados de Mazatlán
2005-06 Venados de Mazatlán
2006-07 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
2007-08 Yaquis de Obregón
2008-09 Venados de Mazatlán
2009-10 Naranjeros de Hermosillo
2010-11 Yaquis de Obregón

In gold Caribbean Series champions

See also

External links

Notes and references

  1. ^ http://www.lmp.com.mx/organizacion/presidentes.html
  2. ^ http://www.lmp.com.mx/index.php
  3. ^ http://www.lmp.com.mx/equipos/naranjeros-de-hermosillo.html
  4. ^ "LMP: Organización/Historia". http://www.ligadelpacifico.com.mx/cms/content.asp?company=137&proc=text&procid=HISTORIA&search=. 

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