MLB's Tour Of Cuba Gives Defectors An Unexpected Return Home
MLB is beginning a tour of Cuba on Tuesday, the league's first official trip there since 1999.By Matt Moreno | December 15, 2015
MLB has a long, rich history with Latin America. Latino players made up about 29 percent of the league last year.
That's why MLB keeping and improving ties with Cuba is so important. (Video via The White House)
MLB is touring Cuba all this week, starting Tuesday. Eight MLB players are embarking on the goodwill tour, including four players who defected from Cuba — the Dodgers' Yasiel Puig, the White Sox's Jose Abreu, the Cardinals' Brayan Pena and free agent Alexei Ramirez.