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The Nicaragua national baseball team is the national baseball team of Nicaragua. Considered the best in Central America along with Panama. It represents Nicaragua in international tournaments. Nicaragua has a long history in the Baseball World Cup, hosting it five times and earning five second-place finishes the last in 1990. A group of 30 Nicaraguans signed to professional contracts in the United States of America. Nicaragua has never qualified for the World Baseball Classic, but they have participated at the Olympic Games twice in 1984 and 1996. Also, they have participated at the Pan American Games four times in 1983, 1995, 2007 and 2015.

Nicaragua National Baseball Team
Information
Country Nicaragua
FederationNicaraguan Baseball Federation
ConfederationCOPABE
ManagerMarvin Benard
WBSC World Rank13th
Olympic Games
Appearances2 (First in 1984)
Best result4th (1 time, in 1996)
World Cup
Appearances30 (First in 1939)
Best result 2nd (5 times, most recent in 1990)
Pan American Games
Appearances4 (First in 1983)
Best result 2nd (2 times, most recent in 1995)

Contents

RosterEdit

Tournament ResultsEdit

World Baseball ClassicEdit

World Baseball Classic record Qualification record
Year Host(s) Round Position W L RS RA Host W L RS RA
2006 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2009 Did not enter No qualifiers held
2013 Did not qualify Panama 0 2 3 14
2017 Did not qualify Mexico 2 2 13 33
Total 0/4 2 4 16 47

Olympic GamesEdit

Summer Olympics record Qualification
Year Host Round Position W L RS RA
1984 United States Preliminary 5th (tied) [a] 1 2 11 29   1983 Pan American Games
1996 United States Finals 4th 4 5 48 48
Total [b] 1/5 4 5 48 48
  1. ^ No medals awarded; tournament was a demonstration sport only
  2. ^ Totals only include years 1992 to 2008, during which baseball was an official medal sport.

Baseball World CupEdit

Amateur World Series and Baseball World Cup record
Year Host Round Position W L RS RA Year Host Round Position W L RS RA Year Host Round Position W L RS RA
1939 Cuba   2 of 3 3 3 1961 Costa Rica 7 of 10 1984 Cuba 7 of 13
1940 Cuba   2 of 7 9 3 1965 Colombia 6 of 9 1988 Italy 7 of 12
1941 Cuba 7 of 9 2 6 1969 Dominican Republic 5 of 11 1990 Canada   2 of 12
1944 Venezuela 7 of 8 1970 Colombia 8 of 12 1994 Nicaragua 4 of 16
1945 Venezuela 4 of 6 1971 Cuba   3 of 10 1998 Italy Finals   3 of 16
1947 Colombia   3 of 9 1972 Nicaragua   3 of 16 2001 Taiwan Round 1 9 of 16
1948 Nicaragua 7 of 8 1973 Nicaragua   2 of 11 2003 Cuba Finals 6 of 16
1950 Nicaragua 5 of 12 1974 United States   2 of 9 2005 Netherlands Finals 6 of 16 7 4
1951 Mexico Round 1 5 of 11 6 4 1976 Colombia 4 of 11 2009 Italy Round 2 6 of 16
1952 Cuba 5 of 13 1978 Italy 5 of 11 2011 Panama Round 1 14 of 16 1 6 18 47
1953 Venezuela   3 of 11 Total 30/39 5     5   - - - -

Pan American GamesEdit

Intercontinental CupEdit

   
  • 1997 : 5th
  • 1999 : did not qualify
  • 2002 : did not qualify
  • 2006 : did not qualify

Central American and Caribbean GamesEdit

Central American GamesEdit