There can be no doubt that Casa de Campo and the surrounding countryside is the kind of tropical paradise dream vacations are made of. However, for those of you wanting to discover a little of the history and culture of the country, a visit to the center of La Romana could be exactly what you’re […]
Author Archives: Fernando Concepción
Francisco Micheli Stadium to open 2014 Baseball Season
The Francisco Micheli Stadium in La Romana, home of Los Toros del Este baseball team, will host the opening ceremony of the 2014-2015 Dominican Winter Baseball Tournament, whose calendar was approved by the Dominican Baseball League (LIDOM) last Thursday.
5th Grand Induction Ceremony to air on CDN37 Sunday March 23
The 5th Grand Induction Ceremony of Latino Baseball Hall of Fame (Salon de la Fama del Béisbol Latino in Spanish), ‘Quinto Inning Especial’, held last month on February 8th at the Altos de Chavón amphitheater, will be broadcast throughout the Dominican Republic on Sunday March 23rd by the CDN37 channel, from of 8 to 9pm. […]
Dominican Traditions #4: Charamicos
Continuing with the specials series of “Dominican Traditions” we bring this time another of the many traditions in the beautiful country of Dominican Republic; it’s a pleasure to introduce the rustic and beautiful tradition of “Charamicos”.
La Romana Bypass to be inaugurated Nov. 30th
The Dominican Ministry of Public Works announced through their website that the La Romana bypass, will be officially opened on November 30th, in a ceremony to be attended by President of the Dominican Republic, Danilo Medina.
Los Toros win first game… coming from behind
Los Toros del Este of La Romana yesterday won their first game of the Winter Baseball Tournament, beating “Las Estrellas Orientales” 10-7 at the Francisco Micheli stadium, thus inaugurating the 25-game season in the newly refurbished La Romana stadium. Los Toros took control of the game in the first inning, with Ricardo Nanita hitting a RBI single […]
Los Toros start the season with solid pitching… but lose to Las Estrellas
“Las Estrellas Orientales” defeated “Los Toros” 3-2 last night at the Tetelo Vargas Stadium, in San Pedro de Macoris, at the start of the Dominican Professional Baseball Tournament. Both teams matched up in a pitching duel through nine innings, until Leandro Castro hit a RBI single in the bottom of the ninth inning, which brought […]
Play ball! Dominican baseball season opens today, with “Los Toros” starting in San Pedro
Dominican baseball fever begins! Today starts the 56th Fall-Winter Baseball Championship 2013-2014, with games in San Pedro de Macoris, Santo Domingo and Santiago. And we can already the excitement and passion that characterizes the number one pastime of the Dominican Republic. It’s time to play ball! The La Romana home team, “Los Toros del Este”, […]
Francisco A. Micheli stadium remodelled to Major League standards
The home of local La Romana baseball team, “Los Toros del Este” has been totally renovated, from its facade, the pitch, the dressing rooms and offices… the facilities of the entire Francisco A. Micheli stadium are now akin to Major League stadiums across the United States – a premier level of comfort never before seen […]
Los Toros of La Romana are ready to fight (and win)!
“Los Toros Azucareros del Este” baseball team of La Romana announced, at a press conference in Casa de Campo this week, that from day 1 of the Dominican Baseball season they will be fighting with one of the most balanced teams in the league. Luis Emilio Rodriguez Amiama, team president, said the integration of players […]
Training has started for the Los Toros baseball team
Los Toros del Este, the local La Romana baseball team yesterday opened their pre-season camp and began training in preparation for their campaign to win their 3rd winter championship. The franchise “Azucareros Toros del Este” opened their training camp on Monday the 30th of September at the Francisco Micheli Stadium, in La Romana, in preparation […]