Stealing Home: The Case of Contemporary Cuban Baseball (2001)

Genres - Culture & Society, Sports & Recreation  |   Sub-Genres - Biography, Politics & Government, Sports  |   Run Time - 60 min.  |   Countries - United States   |  
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Synopsis

Examining the political tension surrounding Cuba's widely successful baseball league after defections to the United States by players such as Orlando Hernandez and Rey Ordonez. Included: Yankees pitcher Adrian Hernandez, Cuban baseball commissioner Carlos Rodriguez Acosta and sports agent Joe Cubas.

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baseball, Cuba, national-identity, political-pressure, defector