THE PRIDE OF HAVANA: A HISTORY OF CUBAN BASEBALL
"Whether or not the author's predicted "avalanche" of Cuban players follows any political thaw in US-Cuban relations, his point about Cuba's impact on the game—and vice versa—is strongly made. (20 b&w photos, not seen)"
From the sugarmill leagues to the World Series impact of defectors like Livian Hernandez and "El Duque," this is a catcher's-mask view of Cuban culture and history. Read full book review >