The Mexican League (La Liga Mexicana): Comprehensive Player Statistics, 1937-2001

The Mexican League (La Liga Mexicana): Comprehensive Player Statistics, 1937-2001

by Pedro Treto Cisneros, Pedro Treto Cisneros
     
 

While scholars disagree on where and when baseball was first played in Mexico, it's clear that the game quickly became popular—and stayed that way. The Mexican Baseball League was established in 1925 and continues in operation today.

This bilingual text provides a complete statistical record for every player in the Mexican league since its inception. Also

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Overview

While scholars disagree on where and when baseball was first played in Mexico, it's clear that the game quickly became popular—and stayed that way. The Mexican Baseball League was established in 1925 and continues in operation today.

This bilingual text provides a complete statistical record for every player in the Mexican league since its inception. Also provided is information on top performing players and teams, the development of baseball in Mexico, the 85 Mexicans who have played in America's major leagues, and the Mexican Baseball Hall of Fame.

A pesar de que los estudiosos todavia no se han puesto de acuerdo acerca de donde y cuando se jugo el primer partido de beisbol en Mexico, esta claro que este deporte se convirtio rapidamente en un pasatiempo muy popular—y aun lo es. De hecho, la Liga Mexicana de Beisbol data de 1925, pero sigue vigente hoy.

Este texto bilingue proporciona un registro estadistico completo de cada jugador de la liga Mexicana desde sus comienzos hasta el presente. Se ofrece al lector, ademas, informacion sobre los mejores jugadores y equipos, el desarrollo del beisbol en Mexico, los 85 mexicanos que han jugado en las grandes ligas de los Estados Unidos, y los miembros del salon de la fama Mexicana.

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Product Details

ISBN-13:
9780786413782
Publisher:
McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
Publication date:
10/10/2002
Edition description:
Bilingual
Pages:
512
Product dimensions:
11.00(w) x 8.50(h) x 1.40(d)

Table of Contents

Introduction1
The Development of Baseball in Mexico9
Baseball Hall of Fame 1939-200017
Rookie of the Year19
No Hit Games, Perfect Games, Triple Crown Winners, and Consecutive Games21
Championship Teams24
Individual Batting Champions in Mexican League History26
Individual Pitching Champions in Mexican League History34
The Best Batters in Each Category, Season by Season37
All-Time Individual Batting Leaders44
The Best Pitchers in Each Category, Season by Season55
All-Time Individual Pitching Leaders61
The Player Register: Batters74
The Player Register: Pitchers303
All Star Games in the Mexican League483
App.: 85 Mexicans in the Major Leagues487

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