The Wider Image: Young Cuban ballplayers dream of U.S. major

A teenager plays baseball at a park in Havana, Cuba, June 14, 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