The logo of the Liga Nacional Puertorriqueña: a big sky-blue circle, bordered in red and white, surrounding a smaller circle of darker blue with white borders, superimposed on which is a red-and-white nautical star that hosts the acronym "LNP" in black block letters.

Gaceta de la Liga Nacional Puertorriqueña

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The logo of the Martilleros de Vega Alta: a purple "VA" in an angular font with sharp edges, bordered in white and black, on a golden background dotted with black, bordered with black and then purple.

Martilleros de Vega Alta

Vega Alta Hammerers

While Vega Alta would later become the birthplace of many excellent Puerto Rican athletes, its townspeople’s skill with humble clubs and hammers—first obvious when slaves in the town used them to rebel against the landowning class—made for an easy symbolic transition to skill with a baseball bat.

Campeonatos de la LNP


Liga Betances pennants


Campeonatos de las Ligas


Series Interdivisionales

1875 • 1896

Series Eliminatorias

1875 • 1894 • 1896 • 1902

División Costa Norteña titles

1871 • 1875 • 1896 • 1901 • 1902

Wild card berths

1873 • 1894

Affiliated Teams

Hamilton Hammers (Royal Canadian Baseball League)

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Notable Players


  • Emeterio García: 1871-


  • Estadio de los Martilleros: 1871-