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Baseball in Cuba:Comparing to MLB: Apples to Naranjas

ndustriales of Havana are the New York Yankees. Playing in the biggest markets in the grandest cathedrals of stadiums. They both fly the most championship banners in their respective leagues. Industriales and the Yankees are made to be loved or hated. They leverage their big market status. Because of this even if they aren’t the most competitive they’re usually the most relevant. Continue Reading

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Lazaro Blanco of the Alazanes is Granma’s Boy

We are sixty years into Cuba’s post revolution baseball and twenty-five years into Cuba’s baseball revolution. The first cohort of Cubans arriving in MLB was in the mid 1990’s. This was often pitchers and they risked it all to get… Continue Reading

Cuban Playoff Baseball – Throwback to a Bygone Yera

I feel like my camera has been stalking Matanzas Cocodrilos pitcher Yoennis Yera. My Camera has captured the hurler in action multiple times. I have seen him throw for team Cuba. Pitching in important playoff baseball games with Matanzas and… Continue Reading

Who Would Win a Fight Between an Elephant and a Crocodile?

After much delay, this Friday February 12th, 2021 we will begin to answer that question? Where will this epic battle between a massive pachyderm and one of the most dangerous reptiles occur? In the Cuban National Series playoffs as the… Continue Reading