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61st Cuban National Series Preview

The Granma Alazanes and Matanzas Cocodrilos will face off on January 22nd in game one. In previous years this might be game one of the finals. Instead it is game one of the 61st Cuban National Series. This represents a… 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

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

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Yosvani Alarcón Las Tunas Through My Lens

Before I began capturing video and writing about Cuban baseball, my photos connected me with the Cuban baseball community. Some of my early photos were the first to circulate as the internet was in it’s naissance. I have had the… Continue Reading

Juan Carlos Torriente of Industriales Through My Lens

Before I began capturing video and writing about Cuban baseball, my photos connected me with the Cuban baseball community. Some of my early photos were the first to circulate as the internet was in it’s naissance. I have had the… Continue Reading

Being Frank About Cuban Baseball

The Baseball fan base more than most sports connects and polarizes around debate. Debating eras, teams, players, rules and transactions is a huge part of the baseball zeitgeist. My foray into the Cuban baseball world mirrors this, even if I… Continue Reading

Alexander Malleta Through My Lens

Alexander Malleta with Phil Selig

Before I began capturing video and writing about Cuban baseball, my photos connected me with the Cuban baseball community. Some of my early photos were the first to circulate as the internet was in it’s naissance. I have had the good… Continue Reading

Frederich Cepeda Through My Lens

Frederich Cepeda with Team Cuba

Before I began capturing video and writing about Cuban baseball, my photos connected me with the Cuban baseball community. Some of my early photos were the first to circulate as the internet was in it’s naissance. I have had the… Continue Reading

Granma Alazanes 2021 Champions of Cuban Baseball

Granma Alazanes Main Logo

The 60th Cuban National Series of baseball wrapped up on Sunday afternoon. The Granma Alazanes 2021 Champions of Cuban baseball claimed their third title in five seasons. Granma seized a 3-1 series lead. After a harrowing Game five loss and… Continue Reading