1941 Amateur World Series
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1941 Amateur World Series
1941 Amateur World Series
Tournament details
Host country Cuba
Teams9 (from 2 continents)
Venue1 (in 1 host city)
Defending champions Cuba (1940)
Final positions
Gold medal world centered.svg
Silver medal world centered.svg
Third place
Bronze medal world centered.svg
Fourth place Panama
Tournament statistics
Games played36
Most Valuable PlayerJosé Casanova

The 1941 Amateur World Series was the fourth Amateur World Series, later known as the Baseball World Cup. It was contested by nine different teams playing eight games each from September 27 through October 22 in Havana, Cuba. Venezuela won the tournament for the first time.[1][2]


All teams participated in a single-match round-robin, resulting in eight games for each team. In case of a tie for best record at the end of the round-robin, a single playoff game would be held to determine the overall winner.


1941 Amateur World Series
Champion Runners-Up Third Place


1st award



Playoff Game
1  Venezuela 3
2  Cuba 1

Final standings

Final Standings
Pos. Team W L RS RA
Gold medal.svg 1  Venezuela 8 1
Silver medal.svg 2  Cuba 7 2
Bronze medal.svg 3  Mexico 6 2
4 (tied)  Dominican Republic 5 3
4 (tied)  Panama 5 3
6 (tied)  Nicaragua 2 6
6 (tied)  United States 2 6
8 (tied)  El Salvador 1 7
8 (tied)  Puerto Rico 1 7


  •  Mexico
    • Victor Canales hit five doubles to lead the tournament and would go on to play for several years in the minor leagues.


  1. ^ "1941 Amateur World Series". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  2. ^ Bjarkman, Peter (2007). A History of Cuban Baseball, 1864-2006. McFarland. ISBN 0786428295.
  3. ^ "Chucho Ramos". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  4. ^ "Andrés Fleitas". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  5. ^ "Rogelio Martínez". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  6. ^ "Julio Moreno". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  7. ^ "Tony Ordenana". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  8. ^ "León Kellman". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.
  9. ^ "Pat Scantlebury". Baseball-Reference.com. Retrieved 2013.

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