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1951 Pan American Games (Rosters)
Redirected from Argentina at the Pan American Games. Similar to the Olympic flame , the Pan American Games flame is lit well before the Games are to commence. Turning to the stall, the USA team persevered and escaped with a win to capture the first men's basketball gold medal of the Pan American Games. Historical competitors shown in italics. Virgin Islands Uruguay Venezuela.

FIRST PAN AMERICAN GAMES 1951

Pan American Games

Attendance was at least 4, for each contest with 8, turning out for the US-Cuba match. Cuba went to win the first of many Golds in the event. Juan Ravelo led in ERA 0. The tournament went down to the last game, in which Cuba beat the USA ; both teams had come in with records.

Frank Wehner led the event with 13 runs and tied for the most homers, 3. Stanley Johnson led in record , strikeouts 25 and innings Mexico won Bronze at Fernando Garcia led in average. Venezuela's star was Israel Arredondo , who led in doubles 5 and tied for the most hits Venezuela handed Cuba its only loss. Colombia was 6th at Brazil was 7th at Archived from the original on October 17, Retrieved March 8, From Peron To The Present". Archived from the original on March 8, Retrieved May 16, The Pan-American Games were a full-dress Olympic preview".

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