Havana Baseball Overview

Cuba, a recognized baseball powerhouse, has teams capable of beating Major League U.S. clubs, as the Cuban National Team's 12–5 victory over the Baltimore Orioles (in Baltimore) amply demonstrated in May 1999. To watch Cubans play baseball is to see poetry and passion in motion.

Estadio Latinoamericano. Top league teams play from November through May in the 55,000-seat Estadio Latinoamericano. Find out from your hotel's concierge when the games are scheduled or visit the website. Tickets are cheap. Calle Zequeira 312, Cerro, Vedado, Havana, 10400. 7870–6576; www.baseballdecuba.com.