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The Pride of Havana: A History of Cuban Baseball

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From the first amateur leagues of the 1860s to the exploits of Livan and Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez, here is the definitive history of baseball in Cuba. Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria expertly traces the arc of the game, intertwining its heroes and their stories with the politics, music, dance, and literature of the Cuban people. What emerges is more than a story of balls a ...more
Paperback, 512 pages
Published May 24th 2001 by Oxford University Press, USA (first published 1999)
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Libro sobre base ball cubano. Historia del Baseball en la Isla, por Roberto Gonzalez Echevarria, 2008. Este libro detalla la evolucion de la pelota profesional, la amateur, la semipro, y la de los centrales azucareros a lo largo del periodo republicano que se cierra en 1959.
Entre los momentos culminantes de esa historia se destacan las serires mundiales amateur de principios de los años cuarenta, y las series del Caribe que se inician en 1949.

Las hazañas de figuras legendarias como Jose de la Ca
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