Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Puerto Rico topped Bobby Bragan's Almendares, Nap Reyes' Venezuela team in 1954 Caribbean Series

Managers of the 1954 Caribbean Series.

This photo from The Sporting News archive that was up for auction at Mears Monthy Auctions in October 2010.

It shows, from left to right, Cuba (Almendares) manager Bobby Bragan, Puerto Rico (Caguas) manager Mickey Owens, Panama (Carta Vieja) manager Al Kubski and Venezuala (Pastora) manager Napoleon Reyes.

Owens' Caguas team went 4-2 in the series to give Puerto Rico the Caribbean Series title. Cuba and Panaman were tied at 3-3 and Venezuela, with Cuba's Reyes at the helm was last with a 2-4 record.

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