Navegantes del Magallanes
The Navegantes del Magallanes (Magellan Navigators), commonly known as Magallanes, are a baseball team in the Venezuelan Professional Baseball League. Based in Valencia, Magallanes has won 12 LVBP championships and two (2) Caribbean Series. It was founded on October 26th of 1917, making it the oldest sports club in Venezuela, and one of the most popular baseball teams in the country. It has a historic rivalry with Leones del Caracas, not just in the Venezuelan League but in all of the Caribbean Leagues, often referred as El Juego de los Eternos Rivales (The Eternal Rivals Game).
|Navegantes del Magallanes|
|Ballpark||Estadio José Bernardo Pérez|
|League championships||1950, 1951, 1955, 1970, 1977, 1979, 1994, 1996, 1997, 2002, 2013, 2014|
|Caribbean World Series championships||1970, 1979|
|2006–07||36–26, 1st in division|
The Capy is the official mascot of the Navegantes del Magallanes baseball team. The bird wears a navigator costume. He has a girlfriend named Lola, a very charming parrot.
|Navegantes del Magallanes Week 7 Roster|
updated on 25 November 2018
- "Magallanes contra viento y marea: 100 años de historia 1917-2017" (PDF) (in Spanish). Banesco.
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