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Mexican Center League

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The Mexican Center League was a Class C Minor league baseball circuit which operated from 1956 to 1957.

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History

By 1955, the outlaw Mexican League was struggling for survival during its confrontation against Major League Baseball. As a result, Anuar Canavati, president of the Sultanes de Monterrey team, led a group of new owners that helped make the league part of Organized Baseball as a Class AA circuit in 1955. On the other hand, he encouraged the creation of the Mexican Center League, which operated as a Class C circuit between 1956 and 1957, as a support for the Mexican League. Canavati also served as president of the six-team league during its brief period of existence.

Cities represented/Teams

  • Aguascalientes, Aguascalientes
  • Rieleros de Aguascalientes (1956) Tigres de Aguascalientes (1957)
  • Chihuahua, Chihuahua
  • Dorados de Chihuahua (1956–1957)
  • Ciudad Juárez, Chihuahua
  • Indios de Ciudad Juárez (1956–1957)
  • Durango, Durango
  • Alacranes de Durango (1956–1957)
  • Fresnillo, Zacatecas
  • Mineros de Fresnillo (1956) Rojos de Fresnillo (1957)
  • Saltillo, Coahuila
  • Saraperos de Saltillo (1956–1957)

    References

    Mexican Center League Wikipedia


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