SEIDEL: Tigers’ Pena defected to USA for baseball, and for freedom

By JEFF SEIDEL MCT Columnist Brayan Pena looked out the window, waiting for a secret sign. It was 1999, and Pena was 16. He was a member of the Cuban national baseball team, which was playing in a tournament in Venezuela. Pena wanted to defect to the United States to play professional baseball, and this […]

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