1878: Havana vs Almendares and the greatest rivalry in Cuban baseball

It was a lot of fun hearing my late parents tell stories of Cuban baseball. My mother, born in Ciego de Avila, followed La Habana. My father, born in Sagua La Grande, followed Almendares. They spent many nights in their hometowns, writing each other letters and listening to the games on radio. I guess I inherited their passion for “beisbol.”

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