1940 Amateur World Series
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1940 Amateur World Series
1940 Amateur World Series
Tournament details
Host country  Cuba
Dates
Teams (from 2 continents)
Venue (in 1 host city)
Defending champions  Cuba (1939)
Final positions
Champions
Gold medal world centered.svg
 Cuba
Runner-up
Silver medal world centered.svg
 Nicaragua
Third place
Bronze medal world centered.svg
 United States
Fourth place  Venezuela
Tournament statistics
Games played 42
Most Valuable Player Connie Marrero
1939
1941 ->

The 1940 Amateur World Series was the third Amateur World Series, later known as the Baseball World Cup. It was contested by seven different teams playing twelve games each from September 14 through October 6 in Cuba, who won the tournament for the second consecutive time.

Results

1940 Amateur World Series
Champion Second Place Third Place

Cuba
2nd award

Nicaragua
2nd award

United States
2nd award

Final standings

Pos. Team W L RS RA
Gold medal.svg 1  Cuba 10 2
Silver medal.svg 2 (tied)  Nicaragua 9 3
Silver medal.svg 2 (tied)  United States 9 3
4  Venezuela 5 7
5  Hawaii 5 7
6  Mexico 2 10
7  Puerto Rico 2 10

Players

Some players of note who took part in the tournament include:

References


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