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Professional Baseball in Cuba

Professional Baseball in Cuba

An American in Baseball-Crazed Cuba A friend of mine recently made a trip to Havana in part to see a professional baseball game, but he got the surprise of his life when the local Cubans asked him to play in their baseball game the next day. This is Anthony’s recap of that game and the next day when he got a chance to play the game he loves with other people that love the game of baseball. He asked me to print it here and I gladly agreed to publish his unique and moving story. by Bob Bentz Habana, Cuba – Along with my Cuban host from the casa (a “casa” is a private home that hosts tourists), we walked from Habana Vieja (Old Havana) up the street to the Parque Central where the taxis would be waiting for the tourists. For 10 pesos, we got the ride from what is the old capitol district to Estadio Latino Americano. Socialism in Baseball Upon being dropped off at the back...

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