1996–97 Cuban National Series

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Pinar del Río dominated the 1996–97 Cuban National Series, posting the league's best regular season record. In the playoffs, the Vegueros, led by Omar Linares, went undefeated, sweeping both best-of-seven series.

Standings[edit]

Group A[edit]

Team W L Pct. GB
Pinar del Río 50 15 .769 -
Metropolitanos 42 23 .646 8
Matanzas 39 26 .600 11
Isla de la Juventud 31 34 .476 19

Group B[edit]

Team W L Pct. GB
Industriales 33 32 .520 -
La Habana 30 35 .461 4
Cienfuegos 25 40 .384 9
Sancti Spíritus 16 49 .246 18

Group C[edit]

Team W L Pct. GB
Villa Clara 37 27 .578 -
Camagüey 33 32 .507
Las Tunas 28 37 .430
Ciego de Ávila 20 45 .307 17½

Group D[edit]

Team W L Pct. GB
Santiago de Cuba 49 16 .753 -
Holguín 34 31 .523 15
Granma 28 37 .430 21
Guantánamo 23 41 .359 25½

Playoffs[edit]

Semifinals Finals
           
A Pinar del Río 4
B Industriales 0
A Pinar del Río 4
C Villa Clara 0
C Villa Clara 4
D Santiago de Cuba 2

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