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Cuban exodus: ‘I just don’t see a future here for me’

An accomplished pitcher and first baseman from Havana, 12-year-old Deivid Acosta's eyes light up when he talks of potentially playing competitive baseball in the United States.

He’s now tantalisingly close.

  • Will Grant
  • BBC

Thanks to an agreement reached a few years ago, Cuban children will compete for the first time in the Little League World Series in Pennsylvania in August.

Deivid is confident of making the cut.

Batting in Havana’s morning heat, the two-times Cuban homerun leader in his age category delivered an…

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