John Salas

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Biographical Information[edit]

John Salas was 4 for 9 with 4 runs for the Guam national team in the 2003 Oceania Championship. He led Guam in runs (Derrick Santos and Keith Hattig were next at two) and was second to Rico Castro's .500 in average. Only Brendan Kingman (5) had more runs in the event. [1] He hit .438 with 7 runs when Guam won the 2003 South Pacific Games. He tied Matthieu Martel for 9th in the Games in runs. [2] He was 3 for 15 with two walks, one run and two RBI in six games in the 2011 Pacific Games heading into the Gold Medal Game. He had 24 putouts and 8 assists with no errors while starting at catcher. He picked off two runners as well, tying Sanail Colainima (a pitcher) for the event lead. [3] In the Gold Medal Game, a 8-4 loss to Northern Mariana Islands, he was 1 for 4 with a run against Vicente Cepeda Jr. and Joshua Jones. [4] His son John Salas Jr. played for Guam in 2022.


  1. Baseball Oceania history PDF
  2. Sporting Pulse
  3. 2011 Pacific Games
  4. Sportstg