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Don Zimmer Cuban Baseball Legend

Don Zimmer spent 65 years and eight decades in professional baseball. His routes are so deep he played with the Brooklyn Dodgers. He actually played 12 major league seasons and even one season in Japan. This was before he moved… Continue Reading

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MLB International Signing Period 2022: Cubans

The Major League draft typically lags behind it’s pro sport league brothers for glitz and buzz. Players drafted out of high school or college rarely appear in the Majors quickly. It often takes up to five years within being selected… Continue Reading

Locked on Astros Cuban Connections.

The Houston Astros reached their third World Series in five years and it was due in part to contributions from their Cuban connections. Unfortunately the bats of Yuli Gurriel and Yordan Alvarez went quiet in the title showdown. But the… Continue Reading

Cubans in The World Series Wrap Up

A record Five Cubans vied for the biggest prize in baseball. Let’s take a game by game look at the impact these peloteros had on the World Series and find out who will be sporting some new jewelry. Join me… Continue Reading

Yoelqui Céspedes Highlight Collection

A major focus of this page is to tell the stories of Cuban baseball players. More frequently though, Players I have personally had the good fortune to meet and capture photo and video of. One such player is Yoelqui Céspedes… Continue Reading

Cubans in The World Series 2021

Yuli Gurriel playing baseball while in Cuba

The Houston Astros and Atlanta Braves are set to face off for the 2021 World Series. This represents the third appearance for Houston since 2017 and Atlanta’s return after a 22 year absence. Both squads relied at least in part… Continue Reading

Cuba Dugout Featured in Playoff Magazine

Cubadugout via Playoff Magazine

Playoff Magazine is an upstart Spanish Language chronicle exploring all aspects of Cuban sport. They recently featured Cubadugout and my photographic journey on the island. You can download their June edition HERE. But here is a little sneak peek at… Continue Reading

The Cradle of Cuban Baseball

Cuba recently declared baseball a National Cultural Heritage. Already considered the countries National sport, the designation acknowledges the games importance as sport but to the spirit and psyche of Cuba and its people as well. The ceremony was held in… Continue Reading

Yosimar Cousin Through My Lens

I recently questioned whether Cuba was at the core of a baseball migrant crisis. The twelve youngsters that defected during the U23 competition in Mexico represents a torrent after a consistent rain of departures. Noticeably absent from that squad was… Continue Reading

Baseball Migrant Crisis

The situation at the U.S/Mexican border or as often dubbed Migrant Crisis is one of the biggest stories of 2021. Cuba and Mexico don’t share a border, but twelve members of the Cuban U23 tournament squad walked off in Mexico… Continue Reading