Nicaragua national baseball team

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Nicaragua National Baseball Team
Country  Nicaragua
Federation Nicaraguan Baseball Federation
Confederation COPABE
Manager Marvin Benard
World Baseball Classic
Appearances 30 (First in 1939)
Olympic Games
Appearances 2 (First in 1984)
Best result 1996
Pan American Games
Appearances 4 (First in 1983)
Best result 1983, 1995

The Nicaragua national baseball team is the national baseball team of Nicaragua. Considered the best in Central America along with Panama. It represents Nicaragua in international tournaments.Nicaragua has a long history in the Baseball World Cup, hosting it five times and earning five second-place finishes the last in 1990. A group of 30 Nicaraguans signed to professional contracts in the United States of America.

Notable players[edit]

Dennis Martínez, Tony Chévez, Porfi Altamirano, David Green, Marvin Benard, Vicente Padilla, Oswaldo Mairena, Devern Hansack, Wilton López, Everth Cabrera, Erasmo Ramirez, J. C. Ramírez, Elmer Reyes, Cheslor Cuthbert

Tournament Results[edit]

World Baseball Classic[edit]

World Baseball Classic record Qualification record
Year Host(s) Round Position W L RS RA Host W L RS RA
2006 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2009 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2013 Did not qualify Panama 0 2 3 14
2017 Did not qualify Mexico 2 2 13 33
Total 0/4 2 4 16 47

Olympic Games[edit]

Summer Olympics record Qualification
Year Host Round Position W L RS RA
1984 United States Preliminary 5th (tied) [a] 1 2 11 29 Silver medal america.svg 1983 Pan American Games
1996 United States Finals 4th 4 5 48 48
Total [b] 1/5 4 5 48 48
  1. ^ No medals awarded; tournament was a demonstration sport only
  2. ^ Totals only include years 1992 to 2008, during which baseball was an official medal sport.

Baseball World Cup[edit]

Amateur World Series and Baseball World Cup record
Year Host Round Position W L RS RA Year Host Round Position W L RS RA Year Host Round Position W L RS RA
1939 Cuba Silver medal world centered.svg 2 of 3 3 3 1961 Costa Rica 7 of 10 1984 Cuba 7 of 13
1940 Cuba Silver medal world centered.svg 2 of 7 9 3 1965 Colombia 6 of 9 1988 Italy 7 of 12
1941 Cuba 7 of 9 2 6 1969 Dominican Republic 5 of 11 1990 Canada Silver medal world centered.svg 2 of 12
1944 Venezuela 7 of 8 1970 Colombia 8 of 12 1994 Nicaragua 4 of 16
1945 Venezuela 4 of 6 1971 Cuba Bronze medal world centered.svg 3 of 10 1998 Italy Finals Bronze medal world centered.svg 3 of 16
1947 Colombia Bronze medal world centered.svg 3 of 9 1972 Nicaragua Bronze medal world centered.svg 3 of 16 2001 Taiwan Round 1 9 of 16
1948 Nicaragua 7 of 8 1973 Nicaragua Silver medal world centered.svg 2 of 11 2003 Cuba Finals 6 of 16
1950 Nicaragua 5 of 12 1974 United States Silver medal world centered.svg 2 of 9 2005 Netherlands Finals 6 of 16 7 4
1951 Mexico Round 1 5 of 11 6 4 1976 Colombia 4 of 11 2009 Italy Round 2 6 of 16
1952 Cuba 5 of 13 1978 Italy 5 of 11 2011 Panama Round 1 14 of 16 1 6 18 47
1953 Venezuela Bronze medal world centered.svg 3 of 11 Total 30/39 5 Silver medal world centered.svg   5 Bronze medal world centered.svg - - - -

Pan American Games[edit]

Intercontinental Cup[edit]

   
  • 1997 : 5th
  • 1999 : did not qualify
  • 2002 : did not qualify
  • 2006 : did not qualify