Higinio Vélez 1947-2021 Cuban Baseball President

Holding the title of president seems to be inherently polarizing. Higinio Veléz held the title of president of the Cuban baseball federation from 2008 until his passing May 12th, 2021. Veléz was definitely polarizing. I met Higinio in passing multiple… Continue Reading

Leslie Anderson Camagüey Bull to Bull Durham and Back.

The inaugural World Baseball Classic in 2006 looks like a text book case of unintended consequences for Cuba. Cuba finished 2nd to Japan in a hotly contested tournament. Even as the runner up, it cemented their status as a World… Continue Reading

Estadio Latinoamericano Havana Through My Lens

Estadio Latinoamericano Havana Cuba is the second largest baseball stadium in the world by capacity. Its 55,000 maximum capacity trails only Dodger Stadium in Los Angeles. The Stadium is home to Industriales of Havana and previously hosted The Metropolitanos as… Continue Reading

Little League Baseball in Havana Cuba

Cuba’s passion for baseball is immense, but it has its boundaries. Ingenuity in the face of lacking equipment is what propelled many players to become the best. Nothing could hold Cuban kids back from developing the skills even if they… Continue Reading

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See You in Cienfuegos: Baseball in Cuba

Cienfuegos Cuba baseball stadium at night

What is Baseball like in Cuba? Cubadugout.com takes you back to it’s origins and Cienfuegos, cuba in 2012. “Pito, he is the BEST” Baseball fans in Cienfuegos A good friend of mine had been trying to convince me to join… Continue Reading