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Cuba & US baseball to resume

Five games scheduled July 5-9

By SIGFREDO BARROS

HAVANA  (March 29, 2012) – THE re-initiation of baseball games between Cuba and the United States, 16 years after they were suspended, is scheduled for July 5, 2012, according to a letter of understanding signed by the two countries. Continue reading

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Cuban and US baseball sign letter of intent

HAVANA (March 20) – THE Cuban and US baseball federations signed a letter of intent that includes the celebration for the first time in 16 years of training matches between the respective national teams.

During a press conference at the Havana city’s Latinoamericano Stadium, directives announced that a US team made up of college students will arrive on July 4 to play a five-game match against the Cuban national team. Continue reading

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US baseball players discover Cuban reality

MEMBERS of the US university baseball team Lakers, from the Grand Valley University in Michigan, had a unique experience in their recent visit to Cuba and verified the great human quality of the Cuban people.

The US newspaper Detroit Free Press quoted catcher and captain of the Lakers, Jared Cowan, as saying that he arrived in Cuba expecting hostile attitudes.

However, Cowan found a diametrically different reality. Continue reading

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