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Old 2005-05-13, 12:23
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Originally Posted by Chris Rezendes
My understanding (and I could be wrong) is that it was organized by MLB. I've been hearing rumors about something like this for years, I can't believe it's actually going to happen. Cuba will almost certainly be there, they just aren't official yet because their invitation must be "cleared by the U.S. State Department and then subject to approval by Fidel Castro", according to the article. Makes sense to me. Some of the players in the MLB have actually defected from Cuba seeking asylum here. I wonder who they would play for, if anybody?

That's awesome. I think it's great that Cuba and the US will have a chance to compete together outside the Olympics.
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