1952 Amateur World Series
The 1952 Amateur World Series was the 13th Amateur World Series. It was held in Havana from September 6 through September 26. Starting this year and continuing until 2007, Cuba would win every Amateur World Series/Baseball World Cup it entered - a run of 20 titles.
Dominican Republic took home Silver, going 3-2 in the final round after a 4-1 preliminary round. A. Martinez tied for the most runs (13) and Eufemio Marte led in average (.436). Marte tied for the most hits in the event with 17. Humberto Evangelista had the best record at 4-1.
Puerto Rico went 7-3, including 2-2 in the final round to take Bronze. They were the only team to beat Cuba in the finals. Papi Figueroa led in triples (3) while José “Ronquito” García led in homers (2) and steals (7). Sotero Ortiz tied for the most doubles (4) and runs (13).
Venezuela was 1-4 in the finals after going 4-1 in the preliminary round.
Mexico was 3-3 in the preliminary round.
Colombia went 2-3 in the preliminary round.
Costa Rica was 1-4 in the first round.
Guatemala was 0-5 in the preliminary round.
Honduras went 0-6 in the preliminary round.
See also 1952 Amateur World Series (Rosters)