The Wider Image: Young Cuban ballplayers dream of U.S. major leagues
Children from the Downtown Havana baseball team prepare to high five the Champions team after a match in Havana, Cuba, May 11, 2022. Success in baseball, Cuba's national past time and a favorite pursuit of former Cuban leader Fidel Castro, is increasingly measured beyond its borders. That mirrors a broader exodus of Cubans from the stagnating communist-run island racked by social and economic crisis. REUTERS/Alexandre Meneghini SEARCH "MENEGHINI CUBA BASEBALL" FOR THIS STORY. SEARCH "WIDER IMAGE" FOR ALL STORIES.