The Venezuelan Professional Baseball League (LVBP) has been suspended due to the possibility of a sweep in the current final between Cardenales de Lara and Tiburones de La Guaira. With the current series 3-0 in favor of the sharks, the coastal team is one step away from lifting the trophy by sweeping it.
The history of sweeps in the LVBP finals remains relevant this season, especially for the Cardenales who are looking to prevent Tiburones from becoming the seventh team to achieve that feat. From the 1957-1958 season until the most recent of 1992-1993, only six teams were able to sweep the finals.
Teams that achieved sweeps in the LVBP finals
Industriales de Valencia: end 1957-1958
Navigators of Magallanes: final 1969-1970
Caracas Lions: last 1980-1981
La Guaira sharks: last 1984-1
Caracas Lions: last 1986-1987
Águilas del Zulia: last 1992-1993
The teams that suffered sweeps in the LVBP finals:
Rapiños: last 1957-1958
La Guaira sharks: last 1969-1
Lara Cardinals: last 1980-1981
Aragua tigers: 1984-1985 final
La Guaira sharks: last 1986-1
Navigators of Magallanes: final 1992-1993
Curiosities: The defending champions were swept
What is more intriguing is the possibility that Cardenales de Lara, which is currently down 0-3 in the series, can avoid a sweep against Tiburones de La Guaira. On a rest day, today, Friday, January 26, attention is focused on the fourth game scheduled for tomorrow in the twilight city, where the Cardenales will try to come back and prevent the Tiburones from joining the selected list of teams. who swept the finals.of LVBP. Can the red birds force at least the fifth meeting and change history?