In 2023, Venezuela will be the headquarters of Caribbean Series 2023 and we will have a tournament with eight (8) teams, here’s the schedule.
Caribbean Series 2023 : Schedule, date , teams
With the format expanded to eight countries and simultaneous games in two stadiums, everything seems to indicate that we will see a different and unusual Caribbean Series, an innovative event that will serve as a rehearsal to give a new twist to this competition that brings together the winter league baseball champions.
The fair with shared headquarters between Caracas and La Guaira will be the 13th to be held in that country.
During the so-called “First Stage” Caracas organized the 1951, 1955 and 1959 contests and already in the second, those corresponding to 1970, 1973, 1977, 1983 and 2002.
For its part, Puerto La Cruz was the venue in 1994 and 1998, Maracay -Valencia in 2006 and Isla Margarita in 2014.
Caribbean Series 2023 Schedule
The 2023 Caribbean Series “will be historic and will mark a milestone,” said the CBPC commissioner, Juan Francisco Puello Herrera, in a virtual press conference from Santo Domingo.
The maximum baseball tournament in the Caribbean will be played in February.
The “65th special edition” of the Caribbean Series will be played with eight teams “which constitutes a qualitative and quantitative achievement, in favor of Caribbean baseball fans,” the CBPC highlighted in a statement.
Full schedule will be updated as soon as we got any updates.
The Cuban team was part of the so-called Caribbean World Series from 1949 to 1960, during the so-called first stage of the tournament, but was dropped from the competition after the late Cuban President Fidel Castro banned professional sports on the island.
Because Cubans returned to the Series in 2014 and were proclaimed champions in 2015, but the team had not participated since in January 2020 it was replaced at the last minute by Colombia after not obtaining US visas in time to travel to Puerto Rico as a result. of the tensions between Washington and Havana during the administration of then President Donald Trump.
The publication clarifies that the Dominican Puello said during the announcement that he was not ready to say if Cuba and Curaçao would remain for the 2024 edition, when the contest will move its actions to the American city of Miami.
Giuseppe Palmisano, president of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP) and president of the organizing committee of the 2023 Caribbean Series, informed the press that the Caribbean classic will be held from February 2 to 10 in two stadiums in the metropolitan area of the Venezuelan capital.
Palmisano also explained that it will be played by a system of all against all in each venue from February 2 to 8, while on the 9th there will be the semifinals and on the 10th the grand final.
He also said that the final calendar will be announced during the summer, according to what he points out.
Caribbean Series 2023 teams
Commissioner Juan Francisco Puello Herrera and the President of the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League Giuseppe Palmisano, along with Hall of Famer Humberto Oropeza, so have met to work on important points for the event, such as the “Operations and Celebration Manual of the Caribbean Series”, as well as the key dates corresponding to the organization process prior to the start of the contest, among other points.
- Dominican Republic
- Puerto Rico
And in 2023, Venezuela will be the headquarters of Caribbean Series and we will have a tournament with eight (8) teams, but since it was confirmed that Cuba y Curacao will participate in the competition that will be in two stadiums, the University of the UCV and the Forum La Guaira de Macuto, as reported by the Extra Base. So.