Baseball at the 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games

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The 2002 Central American and Caribbean Games were held in San Salvador, El Salvador from 27 November through 7 December 2002. The defending champion Cuban national baseball team did not come, citing security concerns.

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Flag of Puerto Rico.svg  Puerto Rico won its second Gold for baseball in a Central American and Caribbean Games, both of which came when Cuba skipped the event.

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Flag of Panama.svg  Panama claimed Silver.

Flag of the Dominican Republic.svg  Dominican Republic won Bronze.

Flag of Nicaragua.svg  Nicaragua was 4th at 4-3.

Flag of Mexico.svg  Mexico (3-4), Flag of the Netherlands Antilles.svg  Netherlands Antilles (2-5), Flag of El Salvador.svg  El Salvador (2-4), Flag of Venezuela.svg  Venezuela (3-3), Flag of Honduras.svg  Honduras (0-4) and Flag of Guatemala.svg  Guatemala (0-4) completed the pack.

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Final standing

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