On September 15, 1951 — The first game of the first Dominican World Series (Los Grandes Finales) is played between Licey and Escogido in Santiago. Behind the hitting of Alonzo Perry (.400 series average) and the pitching of Marion “Sugar” Caine, Licey wins the opener 8 – 0 and goes on to take the series 4-1 to become the first champion of Dominican Professional Baseball.

 


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Sources:
Baseball Reference September 15
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