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

A boy is comforted by his coach Luis Ramirez, 26, during a baseball 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