Navegantes del Magallanes

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Navegantes del Magallanes
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League LVBP
Location Valencia
Ballpark Estadio José Bernardo Pérez
Year founded 1917
League championships 1950, 1951, 1955, 1970, 1977, 1979, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2013, 2014
Caribbean World Series championships 1970, 1979
2006–07 36–26, 1st in division
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The Navegantes del Magallanes (Magellan Navigators), commonly known as Magallanes, are a baseball team in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. Based in Valencia, Magallanes has won 12 LVBP championships and two (2) Caribbean Series. It was founded on October 26th of 1917, making it the oldest sports club in Venezuela, and one of the most popular baseball teams in the country. It has a historic rivalry with Leones del Caracas, not just in the Venezuelan League but in all of the Cabbean Leagues, often referred as El Juego de los Eternos Rivales (The Eternal Rivals Game).


The Capy is the official mascot of the Navegantes del Magallanes baseball team. The bird wears a navigator costume. He has a girlfriend named Lola, a very charming parrot.

Notable players[edit]

  • Sam Nahem (1915–2004), Major League Baseball pitcher

Current roster[edit]

Navegantes del Magallanes Week 6 Roster
Players Coaches


Roster updated on 14 November 2017






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