We’ll post mostly baseball items, current or historical, but we’ll include anything we find interesting.
BALLPARK TOURS Cuba – The Diamonds to Our South Here’s a “Pitch” and then a Look a Cuban Baseball History The “Pitch” This coming November, Ballpark Tours is planning its third trip to Cuba – where participants will see first-hand the role baseball plays in defining the heart and culture of the Cuban people. ___________________________________________ “Baseball is part of the heart and soul of the Cuban people – and at the core of the Ballpark Tours Cuban experience.” Julian … Continue reading →
A Pittsburgh Post-Gazette piece on a potential Cuba/MLB partnership. … Continue reading →
Check out BPT’s tour operator Julian Loscalzo’s 04/09/16 editorial on Cuban Baseball in The Minneapolis Star Tribune.
Will President Obama’s trip determine the fate of Cuban Baseball? – Washington Post article.
The Rolling Stones to play a show in Havana.
Baseball America updates the Top 15 Cuban Players.
Braves and Mariners sign Cuban stars.
Baseball America’s podcast on Cuba’s Gurriel Brothers future in MLB.
Top Cuban players defect after Caribbean World Series.
A New York Times article on the recent MLB tour of Cuba.
The Economist on how the changing political relationship with Cuba affects baseball, The Cuban Baseball Crisis.
A Vice piece on The Cuban Baseball Hall of Fame.
Washington Post article on political change in Cuba.
Here is an historic piece by Stew Thornley on the 1959 “Junior World Series” between the Havana Sugar Kings and the Minneapolis Millers.