Club Cienfuegos first participated in the Cuban Professional League
Championship in the 1926-27 season. They would win their first Championship
in 1929-30. A strong team anchored by Negro League legends Jimmy "Cool Papa"
Bell, Willie Wells, and Frank Duncan. Their next Championship would be won
in 1945-46 by a team managed by Cuban legend Adolfo Luque. The team was
anchored by Cuban greats Martin Dihigo, Luis Tiant, Napoleon Reyes, Silvio
Garcia and Alejandro Oms in his final season. In 26 Championships in which
Club Cienfuegos participated, they finished first 5 times, second 6 times,
third 7 times and fourth 8 times.