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Pitching Around Fidel

ISBN 10 : 9780060934927
ISBN 13 : 0060934921

Examines the sports practices and athletes of today's Cuba, noting how the nation's famed sports machine, under the weight of a depression, is self-destructing, as identified throu..


Diamonds Around The Globe

ISBN 10 : 0313322686
ISBN 13 : 9780313322686

Looks at the history of baseball in a variety of countries, including Japan, Mexico, Puerto Rico, and Cuba, and includes profiles of each country's teams and top players...


Heart Of The Game

ISBN 10 : 9780061915918
ISBN 13 : 0061915912

“Genuine and raw…a heartfelt work of despair, triumph, and redemption.” —Boston Globe The critically acclaimed Heart of the Game—subtitled “Life, Death, and Mercy in Mi..


Sport And Revolutionaries

ISBN 10 : 9781317519485
ISBN 13 : 1317519485

This collection examines the role of sport in the lives of key revolutionary thinkers and leftist activists. In contrast to those who take a more romantic view of sport and believe..


Cuba S Baseball Defectors

ISBN 10 : 9781442247994
ISBN 13 : 1442247991

The stellar play and fascinating backstories of exiled Cuban sluggers and hurlers in Major League Baseball (MLB) has become one of the biggest headlines in America's national pasti..


A Cuban Boxer S Journey

ISBN 10 : 9781250044709
ISBN 13 : 1250044707

THE STORY OF CUBAN BOXER AND POLITICAL PARIAH GUILLERMO RIGONDEAUX'S HARROWING DECISION TO DEFECT IN HOPES OF REAPING THE REWARDS OF THE AMERICAN DREAM "What is one million dollars..


Cuba Confidential

ISBN 10 : 9780141935546
ISBN 13 : 0141935545

An incisive and spirited portrait of the twentieth cenutry's wiliest political survivor and his fiefdom, Cuba Confidential is the gripping story of the shattered families and warri..