The Villa Clara Naranjas, the local national-league team whose distinctive orange uniform is their chief trademark, are traditionally among the top four teams in the league and have consistently qualified for the playoffs over the last decade. They play their games at the Estadio Augusto César Sandino, a relatively intimate ballpark, founded in 1966, with a capacity of just 18,000; the entrance is on Calle 2. Enquire at the travel agents in town about excursions to see a game.

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