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Aledmys Diaz (St. Louis Cardinals)

Cuban Shortstop Signs With Cardinals

Aledmys Diaz will report to major league camp, but likely will begin season at AAA level.

03/09/2014

Cuban champion Teofilo Stevenson (C-gold medal) Soviet Pyotr Zaev (L-silver medal) and German Republic Democratic Jurgen Fanghanel (R- bronze medal) wawe on the podium of the Olympic heavyweight 81+ boxing event that won Teofilo Stevenson. During his career, Teofilo Stevenson captured successivly three gold medals in the heavyweight boxing fights (1972-1976-1980) and three world amateur titles (1974-1978-1986) (STAFF/AFP/Getty Images)

Teofilo Stevenson, Olympic Boxing Champion, Dies at 60

HAVANA (AP) — Cuban boxer Teofilo Stevenson, the three-time Olympic heavyweight champion with a devastating right hand and a gentlemanly demeanor, has died. He was 60. “The Cuban sporting family was moved today by the […]

NewsRadio 1120 KMOX–06/11/2012

Cuban baseball legend Conrado Marrero receives a jersey with his national colours and a cap as he celebrates his 100th birthday on April 25, 2011 at his home in Havana. Marrero, nicknamed 'El Premier' or 'Guajiro de Laberinto' and now blind, pitched in the US Major League Baseball (MLB) in the 1950's.  AFP PHOTO/STR

Oldest Former Major Leaguer Turns 101 in Cuba

Not bad for a man who is a year older than Boston’s iconic Fenway Park, which celebrated its centenary earlier this month.

04/25/2012

The Cuban Team celebrates its victory over Mexico during the XVI Panamerican Games in Lagos de Moreno, State of Jalisco,  Mexico on October 25, 2011. Cuba won 6-0 and Bronze medal. AFP PHOTO/Raul ARBOLEDA

College Baseball Players to Face Cubans in July

HAVANA (AP) — U.S. college baseball players will face a Cuban team this summer, renewing play after 16 years with a five-game series between nations with bitter relations. The games between college national teams will […]

03/20/2012

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