2008 Travel News ArchiveTravel

Baseball Season

The Winter Professional Baseball Season continues in the DR with weekend games (7, 8, 9 November) scheduled for stadiums all around the country. At the Quisqueya stadium in Santo Domingo: Estrellas Orientales vs. Licey/7Nov, Escogido Licey/8Nov at 7:30pm and Aguilas vs. Licey at 5pm. In Santiago at the Cibao stadium: Sunday 9 Nov Aguilas vs. Estrellas at 5pm. The Santiago stadium is less than an hour from Puerto Plata, making it accessible to tourists staying in north coast resorts. In San Francisco de Macoris, two hours drive from Samana, the Estrellas match the Gigantes on Friday, 7 Nov and the Aguilas on Sat, 8 Nov at 7:30pm. For tourists staying in San Pedro de Macoris (Juan Dolio resorts), on Sat, 8 Nov there is a game of Azucareros vs Estrellas at the Tetelo Vargas stadium at 8pm and another matching the Gigantes against the home-based Estrellas on Sunday at 5pm. A Friday, 7 Nov game is set for the La Romana Francisco Micheli stadium with Aguilas vs. Azucareros at 7:30pm. Tickets can be purchased at the Nacional/Jumbo Supermarkets or at the stadiums.

For more scheduled games, see http://www.lidom.com/calendario.htm