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Cuba to Face Shikoku Island League All-Stars at Stade Fernand-Bédard

Trois Rivieres Aigles Hi-Res LogoPRESS RELEASE – On Saturday, July 2, the Cuban National Team and the Shikoku Island League All-Stars will face off at Stade Fernand-Bédard, home of the Trois-Rivières Aigles. The game will start at 6:05 p.m. Continue reading

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Kirk Intrigued by Caribbean Division for Atlantic League

Atlantic League LogoWith the announcement last week by President Obama that could normalize relations between the U.S. and communist dictator-led Cuba, indy pro Atlantic League executive Peter Kirk couldn’t help but be intrigued by the idea of creating a Caribbean Division for the circuit that would feature teams in Cuba, Florida, Puerto Rico and the Dominican Republic.  Read more here.

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Cuban Players Venture Abroad, Havana Ballpark Experience Remains Raw and All Cuban

Cuba BeisbolThe news here is how things are developing since Communist authorities in Cuba lifted a 50-year-old ban on players’ signing professional contracts abroad, but we thought you would find interesting this NPR description about the baseball experience for fans at Estadio Latinoamericano in Havana: Continue reading

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Cuba’s First Baseball Stadium to Become Tourist Attraction

Cuba BeisbolSports authorities of the western Matanzas province of Cuba are planning to turn Palmar del Junco, where the first official baseball game in Cuba was placed 138 years ago, into a tourist attraction.   Read more hereRead baseball history here. View photos here, here and here.

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