Quote of the day

“You’re a free man, you can do anything you want here,” he said. “Even working doing the streets picking up garbage is 10 times better.”

– William Plaza

That is how this Cuban baseball player who defected in Edmonton, Canada in 2000 feels about his decision. The major league contract has not materialized for him, and he is contemplating retiring from baseball still in his mid-twenties, but to him, his freedom was worth it all. Read his story HERE.