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Cubans Make Their Mark in Major League Baseball

The path to playing Major League Baseball has historically not been clear or easy for Cubans. That is particularly true for black Cuban players, who in the early 1900s were confined to the Negro Leagues in the United States while whites played on MLB teams. Integration led to Minnie Minoso being the first black Cuban MLB player in 1949, but a decade later Fidel Castro seized power in Cuba and the subsequent breakdown in relations with the United States meant the league was no longer an...

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