Wednesday, April 6, 2011

Adolfo Luque, Cristobal Torriente led Almendares to 1915-16 pennant

The 1915-16 Almendares team that won the Cuban League pennant.

Adolfo Luque led the league with 12 victories, and Eustaquio Pedroso led the league with a .413 average and Cristobal Torriente led the league in runs, hits, triples, home runs and stolen bases, according to Cuban Baseball: A Statistical History, 1878-1961.

Almendares edged Habana by 2 1/2 games after the San Francisco entry in the league withdrew on March 23, 1916.

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