Synopsis by Perry Seibert
Mario Diaz's documentary Brothers in Exile profiles the major league pitchers Livan and Orlando Hernandez, Cuban brothers who overcame political pressure in their home country to follow their dreams of playing baseball in America. They also had to overcome dangerous physical hardships to even come to America. This film was originally produced as part of ESPN's award-winning documentary series 30 for 30.
athlete, baseball, Cuba, defector, MLB (Major League Baseball)