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Cuban Baseball

US Trafficking in Cuban Players

Tom Hayden | Posted 06.24.2014 | Sports
Tom Hayden

It's conceivable that the MLB could make this a "Jackie Robinson moment" by embracing the cause of these Cuban players and demanding hearings toward a more rational policy than the embargo. Creating a level playing field for the players might spark public interest in a level playing field for the two countries.

Yasiel Puig and the Embargo on Cuban Baseball

William M. LeoGrande | Posted 06.23.2014 | Sports
William M. LeoGrande

Recent reports in ESPN Magazine and LA Magazine about LA Dodgers slugger Yasiel Puig's perilous journey out of Cuba highlights the risks facing Cuban ...

Why Are the Cubans Losing in the Caribbean Series?

Julio Pabon | Posted 04.05.2014 | Latino Voices
Julio Pabon

Cuba's return to the Caribbean Series was being considered one of the highlights of this 2014 popular baseball competition. The last time Cuba had r...

Retired Cuban Baseball Stars To Play Miami Exiles

AP | LAURA WIDES-MUNOZ | Posted 10.31.2013 | Latino Voices

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. -- What a political storm couldn't stop, a tropical one did. Thunder, lightning and flash flooding on Saturday rained out the fi...

Cuba, U.S. Resume Baseball Series After 16 Years

AP | PETER ORSI | Posted 07.06.2012 | Latino Voices

HAVANA -- A team of college stars representing the United States faced off with a veteran Cuban national squad in Havana, reviving a series between tw...

U.S. Baseball Shocks Powerhouse Cuban Team At Pan American Games

AP | CHRIS LEHOURITES | Posted 12.24.2011 | Sports

GUADALAJARA, Mexico — Even if it isn't quite the "Miracle on Grass," it's still a victory over Cuba, and it's still a big deal for the U.S. base...

Cuban Baseball Played For The Love Of The Game (VIDEO)

WorldFocus | Posted 05.25.2011 | World

Members of the Congressional Black Caucus met with Cuban President Raul Castro to discuss improving relations, amid speculation that the U.S. is rea...