Virgilio Arteaga

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Virgilio Arteaga (Diaz)

  • Bats Left, Throws Left
  • Height 6' 0", Weight 175 lb.

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Biographical Information[edit]

First baseman Virgilio Arteaga played stateside with the Minneapolis Millers and Little Rock Travelers in 1945 and in southwestern leagues in 1950, 1952, 1954-1956 while managing. He had hit .289 as a regular for the Cuban national team that won the 1940 Amateur World Series and .146 when they won the 1943 Amateur World Series.

Year-by-Year Managerial Record[edit]

Year Team League Record Finish Organization Playoffs
1951 Águilas de Mexicali Southwest International League -- none -- replaced by Dee Moore May 1
1952 Águilas de Mexicali Southwest International League 2nd none none replaced Dolf Luque July 1
1954 Nogales Yaquis Arizona-Texas League 6th none none replaced Manuel Fortes August 8
1955 Nogales Yaquis Arizona-Mexico League -- none -- replaced by Eddie Aros July 6
1956 Potros de Tijuana Arizona-Mexico League 17-59 -- none Team disbanded June 28
1957 Alacranes de Durango Mexican Center League 52-48 3rd Rojos del Aguila de Veracruz
1959 Tigres de México Mexican League 6th replaced Guillermo Garibay
1962 Salamanca Petroleros Mexican Center League 6th Petroleros de Poza Rica replaced Emilio Chavez July 2