We’ll post mostly baseball items, current or historical, but we’ll include anything we find interesting.
NOVEMBER 1–10, 2018 Cuban baseball experiences in Havana, Vinales, Trinidad, Ciefuegos, and Santa Clara Catch Series Nacional playoff games and baseball-centered cultural activities! Previous Ballpark Tours excursions to Cuba have allowed travelers to witness and participate in the passion and joy that the Cuban people bring to their food and festivals, their music and libations, their proud history and culture, and especially their baseball. We have discovered that a ball, bat, and a smile were part of a universal language … 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.