Tomateros de Culiacán

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Tomateros de Culiacan
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Team logo Cap insignia
League Mexican Pacific League
Location Culiacan, Sinaloa
Ballpark Estadio General Angel Flores
Year founded 1970
League championships 1966–67, 1969–70, 1977–78, 1982–83, 1984–85, 1995–96, 1996–97, 2001–02, 2003–04
Caribbean Series championships 1996, 2002
Colors Red, maroon, white
Ownership Promotora de Deportes y Espect. S.A. de C.V.[1]
Manager Lino Rivera[2]
General Manager Juan Manuel Ley Lopez

The Tomateros de Culiacán (English: Culiacán Tomato Growers) are a baseball team in the Mexican Pacific League. Based in Culiacán, the Tomateros have won nine domestic titles and two Caribbean World Series, in 1996 and in 2002. The team was founded in 1965 as part of the Sonora-Sinaloa League.

2001–2002 Season[edit]

The 2001–2002 season was a gold year not only for the Tomateros, but also for México, as they conquered the 2002 Caribbean Series held at Caracas, Venezuela with big leaguers as Rodrigo López, Oliver Perez, Luis Ayala, José Silva and Benji Gil, as well as with Adán Amezcua, who earned Series MVP honors.

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