17. Baseball Curaçao
Baseball World Series Champions, of 2018 Senior League.
By Team Pariba from Curaçao, Little League.
Curacao in 2008 also won the Junior League World Series.
Furher, 10 best MLB players (out of 22+) from Curaçao, Aruba:
Hensley Meulens (bench/coach SF Giants),
Andrew Jones (Hall of Fame, Atlanta Braves 2016; youngest with home run in post season, 1996; youngest with 2 consecutive homeruns in very first 2 times at bat in World Series 1996),
Didi Gregorius (SS@NYY, replaced successfully legendary Derek Jeter),
Andrelton Simmons (SS; in first 3 years, already averaged Ozzie Smith, dWar defensive saber-metrics, best SS ever in ML),
Ozzie Albies etc.
Aruba, Curaçao Hotspot baseball talents?
Highest World Percentage score: Number-of-MLB-players/Population.
Higher than USA and surrounding really big baseball countries as Venezuela, Puerto Rico, Santo Domingo.
World Baseball Classics 2013 & 2017, 28 countries?
Team Netherlands (mainly players Curaçao, Aruba) won most of the big baseball brothers, blasted Cuba (…14-1 @7 innings).
Reaching semi-finals both times.
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