Matamoros (MCL)

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The Matamoros club of 1978 was the minor league team (through 2011) from Matamoros, Tamaulipas. They had the league's best record at 49-18-1 but fell in the playoffs, 5 games to 1, to the underdog team from La Barca. Their 22,678 attendance was second-best in the MCL's last season. They outscored opponents 310-203. Alejandro Vidana (8-2, 1.34) was 4th in the league in ERA while Alfonso Pulido (10-3, 2.11) tied for the shutout lead (3) and would go on to the big leagues.

Year-by-Year Record[edit]

Year Record Finish Manager Playoffs
1978 49-18 1st Cesar Gutierrez Lost League Finals

Source: 1979 Baseball Guide